One of the pieces of metal/wood/plastic across the neck of a guitar or other musical instrument that marks note positions for fingering. (noun)
An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief). (noun)
A strait; channel. (noun)
A fog or mist at sea or coming inland from the sea (noun)
To devour, consume; eat. (verb)
To gnaw, consume, eat away. (verb)
To cut through with fretsaw, create fretwork. (verb)
To chafe or irritate; to worry. (verb)
To worry or be anxious. (verb)
To press down the string behind a fret. (verb)
Examples of word fret
The word fret means literally “to burn or consume.”
Reply nate says actually they do have that its called a fret light guitar there around 500 bucks
When George Harrison plays "Here Comes the Sun," his guitar is in standard tuning, but he has a capo on the seventh fret, which is what gives it that tinkly sound ...
For Chapman Stick warmup today, I decided to do something slightly different: instead of playing just behind the fret, which is where I aim for clear tone, I decided to try tapping exactly onto the fret.
I've got good workin 'boys and right industrious darkeys, but it takes a man with a head on and his eyes well open to keep up with 'em and watch out for little things -- little damages that aggravate a man and keep him in a fret, that is if he is but human and can't help fretting when things go wrong.