HyperDic: timbre

English > 1 sense of the word timbre:
NOUNattributetimbre, timber, quality, tone(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
timbre > pronunciation
Soundstih'mber
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
English > timbre: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaning(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound).
Example"the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"
Synonymstimber, quality, tone
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Narrowercolor, colour, coloration, colourationThe timbre of a musical sound
harmonicAny of a series of musical tones whose frequencies are integral multiples of the frequency of a fundamental
nasalityA quality of the voice that is produced by nasal resonators
plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonorousness, sonority, vibrancyHaving the character of a loud deep sound
register(music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments
resonanceThe quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities
shrillness, stridence, stridencyHaving the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound
Broadersound propertyAn attribute of sound
Spanishcualidad, timbre
Catalanqualitat, timbre

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