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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound).

Usage examples (38)
  • Actor Paul Robeson is famous for the rich timbre of his voice.
  • The timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely
  • I think it is what they call the timbre that is different.
  • Music is niocely mathematical, both in timbre, chords, and the time series used. for more
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