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1. timbre

noun. ['ˈtɪmbɝ'] (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound).

Synonyms

  • colour
  • vibrancy
  • stridency
  • nasality
  • color
  • sonorousness
  • timber
  • sonority
  • resonance
  • coloration
  • stridence
  • ringing
  • quality
  • register
  • harmonic
  • tone
  • shrillness
  • sound property
  • reverberance
  • colouration

Antonyms

  • chromatic color
  • uncolored
  • colored
  • achromatic color

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Words that Rhyme with Timbre

  • timber
  • limber
  • kimber
  • imber

Example sentences of the word timbre


1. Noun, singular or mass
Instrumental timbre is the sound of a single instrument.

2. Adjective
This timbre change can result in interesting effects like the sad “wah-wah-wah” sound.

3. Verb, base form
Kimball pianos are known for the affordability and even timbre across the piano.

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