tablature

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English[edit]

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Staff notation (above) and tablature (below).

Etymology[edit]

From French, from Italian tavolatura, from Latin tabulatura, from tabula.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tablature (countable and uncountable, plural tablatures)

  1. A form of musical notation indicating fingering rather than the pitch of notes, commonly used for stringed instruments.
  2. (countable) An engraved tablet, or a painting on a wall or ceiling, or sometimes a picture in general.
  3. (anatomy) A division of the skull into two tables.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (musical notation): tab

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