tuning head

the part of a stringed instrument where the tension of the strings is adjusted by means of screwed pegs.
Also called tuning machine.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To tuning-machine
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: tuning-head
Next Definition: tuning-pipe
Words Near: tuning-machine
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for tuning-machine
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing tuning-machine
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature