Definition of synthesizer
1 : one that synthesizes an expert synthesizer of diverse views
2 : a usually computerized electronic apparatus for the production and control of sound (as for producing music)
Examples of synthesizer in a Sentence
The band used a synthesizer for the drumbeat.
Recent Examples of synthesizer from the Web
This rich ensemble reminds you how sonorous and exciting a musical score can sound when the strings, horns and percussion are all real and not processed through a synthesizer.
In fact, after losing the ability to speak or write, many learn to communicate by looking at letters or words on a computer and using a voice synthesizer.
There are eastern percussions, synthesizers, strings, and organs resulting in a delicious mélange of sacred and blissful music.
The band turned up the volume at its concerts, which featured light shows, and of course, synthesizers.
At roughly the same time, Nam June Paik, Gary Hill, and other influential video artists were experimenting with the video synthesizer that Etra developed with Steve Rutt and introduced in 1970.
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SYNTHESIZER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of synthesizer for English Language Learners
: an electronic machine that produces and controls sound and is used especially in music and for reproducing speech
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