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Definition for: Notation (tablature)

A simplified form of notation for the guitar. It consists of six lines for the strings (with the lowest representing the low pitched, or thick, E string) and the numbers on the lines show the specific frets that should be played on the string. A "0" indicates that the string is played "open," with no frets pressed down, and various other symbols are used for things like hammer-ons and pull-