synthesizer

noun syn·the·siz·er \ ˈsin(t)-thə-ˌsī-zər \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

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

  1. The band used a synthesizer for the drumbeat.

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First Known Use of synthesizer

1869

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SYNTHESIZER Defined for English Language Learners

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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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