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fret 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
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fretting, present participle; fretted, past tense; fretted, past participle; frets, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Provide (a stringed instrument) with frets

  2. Play (a note) while pressing the string down against a fret
    • - fretted notes
Noun
  1. Each of a sequence of bars or ridges on the fingerboard of some stringed musical instruments (such as the guitar), used for fixing the positions of the fingers to produce the desired notes


  1. agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"
  2. fuss: worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
  3. be agitated or irritated; "don't fret over these small details"
  4. worn spot: a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
  5. an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief); "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"
  6. provide (a musical instrument) with frets; "fret a guitar"
  7. A fret is a raised portion on the neck of a stringed instrument, that extends generally across the full width of the neck. On most modern western instruments, frets are metal strips inserted into the fingerboard. ...
  8. FRET is a free magazine which covers the pop music scene in the Netherlands. It is published in the Dutch language. It contains interviews, reviews, a gig guide and background information about Dutch bands and artists. The magazine is available at record stores and venues in the Netherlands.
  9. (Frets) The vertical metal bars on a guitar fret board.
  10. (FRETS) Metal wire placed on the fretboard. Put your fingers behind one and strike a note. How did they come up with that name?
  11. (Frets) A set of slightly raised thin bars that run perpendicular to the strings on a guitar or electric bass that allow the performer to find the notes more quickly and play more in tune.
  12. (Frets) Fretwork either applied or cut from solid and used as decoration. If presented on a solid surface, known as a 'blind' fret. If left as open decoration, known as 'open' fret. Used particularly in mid- and later eighteenth century in Gothic or Chinese taste.
  13. (Frets) Metal inlaid wire on the neck to locate correct finger position.
  14. (Frets) Metal partitions along the neck at specific intervals
  15. (Frets) On stringed instruments, small raised pieces placed under the strings cross-wise to indicate where the notes are to be stopped
  16. (Frets) Seen on the Roulette wheel and are basically dividers that form numbered pockets where the balls rest.
  17. (Frets) horizontal strips fixed in or tied around the fingerboard of some stringed instruments to act as guides to where the fingers should be placed (normally close above the fret) to stop for different notes
  18. Frets are metal strips (usually nickel alloy or stainless steel) embedded along the fretboard and located at exact points that divide the scale length in accordance with a specific mathematical formula. ...
  19. The metal strips along your fretboard.  They come in a variety of sizes. For example, small, medium, medium-jumbo, or jumbo.  The size depends on what a guitarist likes best.
  20. External decorative fire front usually freestanding and finished in brass, silver or black.
  21. An open-weave ornamental net which covered the hair. Wealthy women might have frets fashioned from silver or gold thread, or even studded with semi-precious stones.
  22. A voided lozenge interlaced by a bendlet and a bendlet sinister.
  23. relieve; traste; inquietar; impacientar; irritar; preocuparse; inquietarse; adornar con relieves o calados
  24. A bearing composed of bars crossed and interlaced, representing a trellis. This was originally borne fretty. Usually composed of eight pieces. When the joints are nailed it is clouce
  25. One of the narrow ridges of metal, ivory, or sometimes wood, crossing the fingerboard of the guitar, mandolin, zither, etc., on which the strings are "stopped".