An acoustic-electric guitar is an acoustic guitar with the addition of pickups or other means of amplification, added by either the manufacturer or the player, to amplify the sound coming from the body of the guitar.
This is not the same as a semi-acoustic guitar or hollow-body electric, which is a type of electric guitar that originated from the 1930s. It has both a sound box and one or more electric pickups.
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