Translation of tailpiece in Spanish:


cordal, n.

Pronunciation /ˈteɪlˌpis//ˈteɪlpiːs/


  • 1

    (on violin, guitar)
    cordal masculine
    puente masculine
    • The internal block at the bottom holds the tail button to which the tailpiece (which holds the strings) is hitched.
    • The fingerboard and tailpiece are now usually of ebony (boxwood was formerly used) Just within the margins of belly and back, a groove in the wood is filled with ‘purfling’: thin strips of some other wood, contrasting in colour and pattern.
    • The strings had snapped, the fingerboard was half off, the ornate bridge had shattered and the tailpiece had fallen off.
  • 2

    (written) apéndice masculine
    (written) apostilla feminine
    (written) coletilla feminine
    (spoken) coletilla feminine
    • The tailpiece declared what should be the objective of the court when exercising the statutory powers to make financial provision orders and property adjustment orders.
    • As Nitin points out, his tailpiece was really nice.
    • Then comes the tailpiece, ‘If you must drink, do not drive afterwards’.
    • The positioning of A Lover's Complaint as the tailpiece to the sequence - itself convincingly dated to around 1603-4 - suggests that Shakespeare finished assembling the collection at around that time.
    • A ‘curtal [shortened] sonnet’ (G.M. Hopkins) consists of a sestet followed by a quatrain and a half-line tailpiece.
    • Bessie Howard is now in a retirement home in Johannesburg and the tailpiece, together with this story, will be going to her.
    • Wednesday's tailpiece about the motor mower that had been out of action for awhile and the exasperated wife trying to shame her husband by cutting the lawn with nail scissors, struck a chord.
    • Once he had decided not to publish his physics, the Treatise on Man, which Descartes had intended as a kind of tailpiece to The World, had also to be put on one side.
    • And what is entailed by that tailpiece other than a touch of question begging?
    • And as a tailpiece, Padma Lakshmi, Rushdie's muse of many years now, has revealed that she often has disagreements with her husband about her numerous pairs of shoes.
    • This tailpiece was later deleted from the legislation, and nothing inserted in its place.
    • Note from ‘King’ Charles yesterday (he's one of my readers, and he's from King William's Town, hence the royal title, who supplies the odd tailpiece or three - odd as in once in a while, not strange).
    • I am surprised that you have not included something in your Chiel tailpiece about the humorous story that the public were satisfied with municipal services.
    • Mind you… this to all Chiel correspondents… don't stop the jokes coming; a lot are very useful in this column as tailpieces and filler stories.
    • I enjoyed your tailpiece about the child born without ears.
    • He often used to tell people that readers were more likely to remember the tailpiece than the front page headlines, and they would agree.
    • The tailpiece makes a limited exception to that principle in the cases in which it applies.