Definition of tuning pin in English:

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tuning pin

Pronunciation: /ˈt(y)o͞oniNG ˌpin/


A pin to which the strings of a piano or harpsichord are attached.
Example sentences
  • A tenon is the channel on your tuning pin which is intended to be filled with some sealing material.
  • In the past we often felt that the tighter the tuning pins the better the pinblock will hold.
  • By setting the tuning pins back at a 15 degree angle, it is much easier to wind the wire onto the pin.

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Syllabification: tun·ing pin

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