soundscape

noun

sound·​scape ˈsau̇n(d)-ˌskāp How to pronounce soundscape (audio)
: a mélange of musical and sometimes nonmusical sounds

Examples of soundscape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Particularly evocative is the film’s soundscape, which mellows or sharpens with Frankie’s moods. Angie Han, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 May 2024 Giving them new ways to explore multidimensional space and different paths to create engaging soundscapes puts more tools in their arsenal. Ben Croll, Variety, 21 May 2024 In tandem with the Brady Street Area Association, Present Music will lead composer Kline's public performance soundscape of boomboxes and smartphones along Brady Street. Jim Higgins, Journal Sentinel, 8 May 2024 Using a range of technologies such as X-rays, artificial intelligence, video animation and soundscapes, the curators are reanimating garments that will never be worn again. Valli Herman, Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for soundscape 

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Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of soundscape was in 1964

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“Soundscape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soundscape. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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