noun, often attributive
\ ˈsin(t)th How to pronounce synth (audio) \

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But what hasn’t changed is the quartet’s effervescent pop sound, which is omnipresent and even bolstered with a shimmering synth. Washington Post, "17 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend," 7 June 2019 The sister duo was back with an entirely new sound: dreamy and infused with '80s synth-pop goodness. Gabe Bergado, Teen Vogue, "Aly & AJ's EP "Sanctuary" Is a Brilliant '80s Synth-Pop Rebirth," 10 May 2019 There are some design choices that point to the I-Pace’s role as a bridge to the future from an entrenched company—the traditional grille on the nose, the thankfully optional synth vroom vroom piped in by the stereo. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "The 2019 Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Awards," 16 Apr. 2019 Alchemy, a synth Apple acquired in 2015, has gotten a slew of tiny little adjustments. Dani Deahl, The Verge, "Apple’s Logic Pro X and MainStage get updated with tons of new tweaks," 27 Sep. 2018 The two started collaborating in the studio, just for fun at first, working primarily with analog synths from the ’90s. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "The Argentinian Artist Whose Colorful Closet and Music Are Inspired by Postmodern Furniture," 24 Dec. 2018 Listening to music, the Nari Ultimate will pulse insistently in time with the kick drum, rumble along with a synth, bounce to the bass guitar. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "Razer HyperSense's vision for haptic-filled PC gaming shakes up the future of peripherals," 10 Jan. 2019 Her disdain is crystal-clear—even when it's buried in synths. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Madonna Released the Ultimate Divorce Album 6 Years Ago—You Just Didn't Listen," 30 Nov. 2018 The bundle includes 21 classic synths and keyboards with over 6,500 presets. Dani Deahl, The Verge, "The best Black Friday deals for DJs and electronic musicians," 21 Nov. 2018

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1976, in the meaning defined above

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