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Synonyms for fret

Synonyms for fret

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to focus the attention on something moodily and at length

to make (the skin) raw by or as if by friction

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agitation resulting from active worry

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a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion

an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)

a small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument

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worry unnecessarily or excessively

be agitated or irritated

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provide (a musical instrument) with frets

become or make sore by or as if by rubbing

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carve a pattern into

decorate with an interlaced design

cause friction

remove soil or rock

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wear away or erode

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The double-neck guitar (one fretless, the other fretted) has become synonymous with you.
Originally from Kansas, he made a name for himself as an early adaptor of the fretless bass, which allows for a more expressive sound, and recorded with Tommy Bolin, a famous rock guitarist in the early-mid '70s who flamed out early from a drug overdose at the age of 25 in 1976.
The album, mainly acoustic, contains references to Turkey (his wife is Turkish) and sees Meier play nylon-string guitar and an eleven-string fretless variant called the Godin Glissantar.
Keyboards wizard Martin Barter and fretless bass-player Mark Fulton will be on stage with Joe tomorrow, plus two musicians who joined the band after the recording was completed.
Using acoustic and electric, fretless and synth, he tackles love songs old ("I Fall in Love Too Easily") and new ("Just the Two of Us"), songbooks American ("Time After Time") and Brazilian ("Vitoriosa"), delivering peerless performances that could make even a curmudgeon's heart sing.
Like free jazz, fretless bass, and that awful board game with the surgical tools and the noisy buzzer, blues-rock is often far more fun to play than to hear.
This award-winning collaboration brings together Indian and Western classical music in the form of a Sarod Quintet (the Sarod is a fretless, stringed, Indian classical instrument), featuring the world-renowned Sarod virtuoso Wajahat Khan, with one of Britain's leading international ensembles, the Medici Quartet.
In Land Of The Sky, Al Petteway and Amy White deftly collaborate to memorably perform within that Southern Appalachian music tradition and heritage for the benefit and delight of a new generation of listeners with recorded performances that include both original and traditional compositions of mountain melodies played on acoustic guitars, the mandolin, the Celtic harp, the banjo, fiddles, the Irish Bouzouki, Fretless Bass, percussion, and vocals.
Honey" and "(Red)" embark with the sparest of parts but, by their finish, bristle with sounds made from Duct tape coin pianos, fretless banjos and slit gongs.
But Toby Myers' fretless bass and Mike Wanchic's deceptively simple rhythm figures make it compelling.
Oh, if you have time, I will mention one small black hole in this otherwise starry cosmos of stressless days and fretless nights.
Musicians collaborating on the "Gardens of Hope" CD include: Will Ackerman on acoustic guitar and parlor guitar; Michael Manring on fretless bass; Jill Haley on English horn; Eugene Friesen on the cello; Steve Schuch on violin; T-Bone Wolk on fretted and upright bass; Dana Cunningham on piano; vocals by Noah Wilding; Derrick Jordan on percussion; Jeff Oster on flugel horn; and Jeff Pearce on ambient guitar.
25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The oud-the 11-string, fretless, acoustic relative of the lute so central to the culture of the Middle East, North Africa and the Mediterranean-is inextricably tied to tradition, more than 5,000 years of it.
One third of Sixties legends Cream and most definitely one of the best bass players rock and roll has ever seen - no one can work a fretless four-string quite like him - Bruce isn't to be missed one this rare solo venture to the capital.
Motorbike sponsorship deal struck Marston Green based ELT Records and Swedish rock band Fretless are have struck a deal to sponsor motorbike racing team Team After Dark in a unique collaboration between the music and motor-racing industry.