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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument.

Usage examples (30)
  • Remember that triangular thing called a plectrum that's supposed to be one of a user's choices for ways of input on the
  • Another interesting feature on offer is a plectrum, which is an extra input device besides the alphanumeric keypad and pen stylus.
  • The biwa is played with a kind of plectrum, called bachi, usually made of horn.
  • They also support the use of a stylus, such as the cute and handy 'plectrum' that comes with the Nokia 5800 for more
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