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

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The Western Tanagers, named after a medium-sized American songbird, consists of Phillips on the plectrum, Sam Jones on the fiddle and guitar, John Hicks on the mandocello and marimba, Jim Dotson on banjo and guitar, and Scoop McGuire bass.
Smoothen it out with your fingers and then taking your plectrum or a coin, rub the surface vigorously, paying close attention to the outline of the decal.
VOD Music came out on top (or bottom), with Marrs Plectrum - situated at the back of owner Matt Hawton's Peterborough home - coming in second at 79sq ft.
Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be was a giant slab of defiant menace, while Back In Black's famous chunky intro sounded as if Angus was playing with a half brick instead of a plectrum.
15PM Like a modern day Spinal Tap, Jack Black pokes affectionate fun at rock 'n' roll in a comedy that sees his band on a rib-tickling quest to find a magical guitar plectrum.
1) Stick (2) Bow (3) Plectrum CALL 0900 586 6727 and follow instructions (61p/ min) OR TEXT the word DRCOMP followed by a space, then your answer (1, 2 or 3), your name, full address including postcode and email address to 85858 (PS1.
For the guitar player who's always losing their plectrums, the Pickmaster Plectrum Punch is essentially a hole punch that creates plectrums out of anything plastic, such as old credit cards, gift cards and blister packaging.
As an individual plectrum deflects off one of the arms - which are called bimorphs - it causes it to vibrate, much like a guitar string, and generates the electrical energy.
JEREMY WEARS A BLAZER BY COME DES GARCONS, SHIRT BY PLECTRUM BY BEN SHERMAN, PANTS BY TOPMAN, WATCH BY 0-SHOCK.
The International, in December, has a sort of plectrum shape.
Brandon Seabrook's plectrum banjo and Pete Rende's electric Fender Rhodes piano each lend a different kind of nostalgia to Udden's compositions, and the impression one takes away from this deeply affecting album is that if it really is not possible to go home again, the attempt to do so can nevertheless produce truly wonderful music.
Franz Ferdinand, The Gaslight Anthem, Klaxons and Biffy Clyro are just some of the artists who have donated to VIP - Very Important Plectrums - each plectrum framed with band imagery and a hand written statement of authenticity on where and when the plectrum was used.
The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic supports 60 languages worldwide and offers a variety of input methods including a virtual alphanumeric keypad, a virtual computer-style QWERTY keyboard, a pen stylus and a plectrum.
Gold Oil plc (AIM: GOO), a UK-based company that explores for oil and gas, has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Capricorn Oil and Gas Limited for the acquisition of all of the issued shares in Plectrum Petroleum Limited (Plectrum).