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electric guitar

an electrically amplified guitar, used mainly in pop music

electric guitar

[i¦lek·trik gə′tär]
(engineering acoustics)
A guitar in which a contact microphone placed under the strings picks up the acoustic vibrations for amplification and for reproduction by a loudspeaker.
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Company founder Chris Willcox stated, "At Willcox Guitars, we are driven by our mission to bring high-definition sound to the world of electric guitars and basses.
I know that the charities such as Jail Guitar Doors have donated a number of electric guitars to prisons over the past few years; those guitars are most often kept in educational or chaplaincy departments for prisoners to use in a supervised environment rather than kept by individual prisoners.
GUITAR HERO: Keith Chapman is an engineer and band member who designs electric guitars.
In 2005 he released a double-Grammy winning album, "Les Paul and Friends: American Made World Played," with electric guitar heroes including Keith Richards and Eric Clapton.
MUSIC MEN Electric guitar designers Dave Sharpe and Joe Krozka have a workshop in Ashington
The Co-Founders, Brian ("BJ") Troup and Thomas ("Tommy") Byrne formed the Company in the beginning of 2006 in order to hand make electric guitars to an extremely high standard and at a reasonable cost to the player, using British labour and materials.
There's a little bit of the outlaw in the electric guitar," marketer Simons says.
An expert tutor covers fundamentals, discusses acoustic and electric guitars and their various options, considers musical guitar styles from around the world, and adds maintenance and repair tips along with his technical insights on the instrument.
The music moves along at a steady, mid-tempo pace, with acoustic and electric guitars combining for a light country-rock sound.
Acoustic and electric guitars by Martin, Gibson, Fender, Gretsch, and other legendary companies are presented, along with masterpieces of the guitar maker's art by such truly legendary luthiers as James D'Aquisto, Elmer Stromberge, and John Monteleone.
The kit includes everything you need for start-up, with patterns ranging from teacups, cats and strawberries to electric guitars, hula girls and skulls (for you edgy girls who have the itch to stitch).
At first glance, Kartscher's images--stormy seas, crystal mountains, musical notes, playing cards, giant eagles--seem to recall cover art for rock albums from the '70s and '80s, like those of ELO and Styx, who revived macho romanticism with synthesizers and electric guitars.