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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The ‘shifting of (consonant) sounds’ in a regular series or rotation: applied to this phenomenon in the history of Teutonic languages. See lautverschiebung and Grimm's law, under law.

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Examples

  • His style of playing with special sound-shifting effects and overdubbing established a school of guitar playing that shaped rock and jazz.

    The Father of Modern Guitar

  • By incorporating elements of world music, synth-pop from late-80s era of new wave (the guitar tones on "Connjur" directly emulate Depeche Mode's work circa Violator), and psychedelic sound-shifting, School of Seven Bells create a diverse mélange for the listener to explore.

    Minneapolis Fucking Rocks

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