Definition of solid-body in English:

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solid-body

Pronunciation: /ˈsälədˌbädē/

adjective

Denoting or relating to an electric guitar without a sound box, the strings being mounted on a solid shaped block forming the guitar body.
Example sentences
  • Paul was a terrific jazz guitarist who invented the solid-body electric guitar in 1947, helping usher in America's most liberating cultural invention of the latter 20th century, rock 'n' roll.
  • The other major technological innovation that gave rise to the garage band explosion was the availability of inexpensive, solid-body electric guitars, usually mass-produced in the United States or Japan.
  • Changing to a solid-body guitar, he cranked out a revved-up rendition of ‘I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down.’

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Syllabification: sol·id-bod·y

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