unisonance

noun unis·o·nance \-nən(t)s\

Definition of unisonance

plural

unisonances

  1. :  a blending of sound The first two sounds reach the ear as a unisonance—the booming impact of the tons of water and the wild roar of the up-rush blending—and this mingled sound dissolves into the foam-bubble hissing of the third. — Henry Beston, The Outermost House, 1928; especially :  unison

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Origin and Etymology of unisonance

2unison + -ance


First Known Use: 1721


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