Definition of soundhole in English:

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soundhole

Pronunciation: /ˈsaʊndhəʊl/

noun

An aperture in the belly of a stringed instrument.
Example sentences
  • Two f shaped soundholes are cut in the belly, their exact placing, angle, and shape varying from maker to maker.
  • Ben later began making smaller soundholes for esthetic reasons; this does not affect the volume or quality of sound.
  • The soundpost is inserted and its position adjusted through the soundholes using a special tool.

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