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English definition of “timbre”


noun [U]     /ˈtæm.bər/ US  /-bɚ/ specialized
a quality of sound that makes voices or musical instruments sound different from each other: He has a wonderful singing voice , with a rich timbre and resonant tone .Technical music termsDescribing qualities of sound
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