Definition of wrest pin in English:
A pin to which the strings of a piano or harpsichord are attached.
- Its underside fits the contours of the frame exactly, and the wrest pins are driven into the upper portion.
- The soundboard is prepared from selected spruce and the wrest pins and other hardware are of an historic pattern.
- A tuning crank is used to turn the wrest pins and adjust the strings’ tension.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan