vi·​o·​lin·​ing | \ ˌvī-ə-ˈli-niŋ \

Definition of violining

: the manipulation of the volume control on an electric guitar to suppress note attacks so as to produce sounds suggesting those of bowed stringed instruments

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First Known Use of violining

1979, in the meaning defined above

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“Violining.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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