Definition of TIMBRE

: the quality given to a sound by its overtones: as a : the resonance by which the ear recognizes and identifies a voiced speech sound b : the quality of tone distinctive of a particular singing voice or musical instrument
tim·bral \ˈtam-brəl, ˈtim-\ adjective

Variants of TIMBRE

tim·bre also tim·ber \ˈtam-bər, ˈtim-; ˈtam(brə)\

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