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Denoting or relating to an electric guitar without a sound box, the strings being mounted on a solid shaped block forming the guitar body.
- ‘It is solid-body, but it resonates even without an amp.’
- ‘Changing to a solid-body guitar, he cranked out a revved-up rendition of ‘I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down.’’
- ‘Paul was a terrific jazz guitarist who invented the solid-body electric guitar in 1947, helping usher in America's most liberating cultural invention of the latter 20th century, rock 'n' roll.’
- ‘Today the tonal qualities on a solid-body guitar are strictly driven by pickups, effects, and amplification.’
- ‘The other major technological innovation that gave rise to the garage band explosion was the availability of inexpensive, solid-body electric guitars, usually mass-produced in the United States or Japan.’
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