Fingerboard Definition

Define what is Fingerboard?

1. fingerboard, fingerpost (noun)

a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger.

    Synonyms: fingerpost

    signpost, guidepost noun
    a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way.

    2. clavier, piano keyboard, fingerboard (noun)

    a bank of keys on a musical instrument.


      keyboard noun
      device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like.

      3. fingerboard (noun)

      a narrow strip of wood on the neck of some stringed instruments (violin or cello or guitar etc) where the strings are held against the wood with the fingers.


        strip noun
        thin piece of wood or metal.

        Nearby Terms

        fingerbreadth (noun)
        the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

        fingered (adjective)
        having or resembling a finger or fingers; often used in combination

        fingerflower (noun)
        tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowers; leaves yield drug digitalis and are poisonous to livestock

        fingering (noun)
        the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument

        fingerless (adjective)
        not having or having lost fingers

        fingerlike (adjective satellite)
        resembling a finger

        fingerling (noun)
        a young or small fish

        fingermark (noun)
        a smudge made by a (dirty) finger

        fingernail (noun)
        the nail at the end of a finger

        fingerpaint (noun)
        paint that has the consistency of jelly

        fingerpointing (noun)
        the imputation of blame

        fingerpost (noun)
        a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger

        fingerprint (noun)
        a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations

        fingerprint expert (noun)
        a specialist in identifying fingerprints

        fingerprint man (noun)
        a specialist in identifying fingerprints