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timbre

noun tim·bre

Medical Definition of timbre

  1. :  the quality given to a sound by its overtones: asa:  the resonance by which the ear recognizes and identifies a voiced speech soundb:  the quality of tone distinctive of a particular singing voice or musical instrument

timbral \ˈtam-brəl, ˈtim-\play play adjective


Variants of timbre

also timber \ˈtam-bər, ˈtim-; ˈtam(brə)\play play play


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