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Definition of sound post in English:

noun

A small wooden rod wedged between the front and back surfaces of a violin or similar instrument and modifying its vibrations.
Example sentences
  • Douglas’ design does away with the soundwell and utilizes sound posts to support the top.
  • We also have bridges, saddles, nuts, end pins, sound posts and other double bass parts available.
  • The sound post must be properly set in order to obtain the richness of sound from the instrument.

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