fingerboard vs fingerpost what difference

what is difference between fingerboard and fingerpost

English

Etymology

finger +‎ board

Noun

fingerboard (plural fingerboards)

  1. (music, lutherie) A flat or roughly flat strip on the neck of a stringed instrument, against which the strings are pressed to shorten the vibrating length and produce notes of higher pitches.
  2. A miniature skateboard that is driven with the fingers.

Translations

References

  • The Oxford English Dictionary

Anagrams

  • board finger


English

Etymology

finger +‎ post

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfɪŋ.ɡə(ɹ)ˌpəʊst/

Noun

fingerpost (plural fingerposts)

  1. A board that shows the direction (and often distance) to a named place; especially one of several attached to a milepost
  2. The milepost itself.
    • 1857, Herman Melville, The Confidence Man, Dix, Edwards & Co., 1857. Page 108.
      …some hint, which, besides confirming him in the theory of virtue, may, likewise, serve for a finger-post to virtuous action.

See also

  • guidepost
  • signpost
  • waymark

Further reading

  • fingerpost on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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