tuning ring

noun

Definition of tuning ring

: a ring resembling a washer that is placed on the tenon of a clarinet’s barrel or joint to extend the tube slightly and lower its fundamental pitch The use of tuning rings reduces the excessive flatting of the throat tones when the barrel is pulled.Selmer Bandwagon, 1957

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First Known Use of tuning ring

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Tuning ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuning%20ring. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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