Banjo

The banjo is a four-, five- or (occasionally) six-stringed instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a resonator. The membrane is typically a piece of animal skin or plastic, and the frame is typically circular. Early forms of the instrument were fashioned by Africans in Colonial America, adapted from several African inst...
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Banjo

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banjo

noun a stringed instrument of the guitar family that has long neck and circular body
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Banjo

[chocolate bar] The original Banjo chocolate bar was sold in the Greater London area, UK, but the product was discontinued in 1954. At that time, it was a chocolate wafer bar, with a chocolate filling, covered in milk chocolate, rather similar to Kit Kat. Banjo was reintroduced with a substantial television advertising campaign in 1976. In ...
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Banjo

[mobile application] Banjo is a highly visual app and website that allows users to experience breaking news and live events in real time through the eyes of the people who are there. Founded in 2011 by Damien Patton, Banjo is known as ‘The Live Internet,’ because it offers users an all access pass to breaking news and live events. The p...
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Banjo

[wood lathe] In the craft of woodturning, a banjo is a common term for a fixture on the wood lathe, mounted on the lathe`s bed, for holding the toolrest. It allows for adjustment of the toolrest in various positions, by the lathe operator, making it possible to hold the turning tool in the most convenient position for removing material from...
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Banjo

Ban'jo noun [ Formerly also banjore and banjer ; corrupted from bandore , through negro slave pronunciation.] A stringed musical instrument having a head and neck like the guitar, and its body like a tambourine. It has five strings, and is played with the fingers and hands.
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Banjo

American development of African origins (related to the Kora etc., but with a guitar type neck). Found with 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 or more strings, popular types are the 5 string, Tenor (4 string), Plectrum (long neck 4 string), Banjolele (Ukulele Banjo), Banjolin (Mandolin Banjo).
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Banjo

Banjo is slang for a guitar.
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banjo

banjo, stringed musical instrument, with a body resembling a tambourine. The banjo consists of a hoop over which a skin membrane is stretched; it has a long, often fretted neck and four to nine strings, which are plucked with a pick or the fingers. Slaves brought it to America (by 1688) from W Afric...
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Banjo

Not the musical instrument! A rail along which a curtain runs.
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Banjo

Plucked-string instrument with round body in the form of a single-headed drum and a long, fretted ne
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banjo

probably Bantu mbanza
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banjo

Resonant stringed musical instrument with a long fretted neck and circular drum-type soundbox covered on the topside only by stretched skin (now usually plastic). It is played with a plectrum. Modern banjos normally have five strings. The banjo originated in the American South among black slaves (based on a similar instrument of African origin)
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Banjo

Shunt signal (slang). See also Dolly and Signalling.
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banjo

stringed musical instrument of African origin, popularized in the United States by slaves in the 19th century, then exported to Europe. Several ... [2 related articles]
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Banjo

The banjo is a stringed musical instrument. It is an American development of African origins related to the Kora etc., but with a guitar type neck. Found with 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 or more strings, popular types are the 5 string, Tenor (4 string), Plectrum (long neck 4 string), Banjolele (Ukulele Banjo), Banjolin (Mandolin Banjo).
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Banjo

The part on the lathe which slides along the bed and supports the T rest.
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banjo

[n] - a stringed instrument of the guitar family that has long neck and circular body
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