auto-tune

verb
au·​to-tune | \ ˈȯ-ˌtō-ˌt(y)ün How to pronounce auto-tune (audio) \
variants: or Auto-Tune
auto-tuned or Auto-Tuned; auto-tuning or Auto-Tuning; auto-tunes or Auto-Tunes

Definition of auto-tune

transitive verb

: to adjust or alter (a recording) with Auto-Tune software especially to correct sung notes that are out of tune

First Known Use of auto-tune

1997, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for auto-tune

Auto-Tune, trademark for a signal processor

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Cite this Entry

“Auto-tune.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auto-tune. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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