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  • n. Plural form of synth.


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  • I highly reccomend playing this as loud as you can, because the effect of the layers upon layers of guitar and synths is somewhat mind-blowing.

    Save me from the flames (Music (For Robots))

  • Photosynth, a photo-management tool from Microsoft that stitches together digital images to create "synths" -- 3-D renderings of multiple photos of the same scene.

    PC World

  • This has two consequences: the soft synths are still loosely tied optional dependencies, and the program is still able to communicate with external musical instruments, hardware synths, or many other soft synths, which is a very important feature for me.

    Planet KDE

  • I already called the synths soaring, but that word is the best descriptor for most of the vocals, too.

    Playback:stl Syndication

  • There's not a great deal of electronic subtlety in evidence - this is all throbbing beats and colourful synths, which is all very well - but it's not quite the broad cross-section of French electronica it might paint itself as being.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • Photosynth allows everyone except Mac users to create unique panoramas or "synths" using their own photos.

    NASA Watch: Keith Cowing: August 2009 Archives

  • Once you download it from the Photosynth site, you can browse "synths" that other users have already uploaded (be sure to check out the jaw-dropping tour of the National Archives; walk right up and examine the penmanship of the Constitution.)

    Virtual Viewpoint

  • Its one of the lesser known Casio VL-Series 'synths' ( I've got a VL-Tone, but foolishly took it apart) and is my kind of music gear: Very small, cheap, plastic and sounding like one of those annoying greetings cards that plays happy birthday when it's opened...except with a crude sequencer to forge your own classic synth-pop epic (probably with wristwatch drum machine backing).

    "And this is where they wrote 'Computer Love'...."

  • Does anyone know if the company made any other "synths" ?

    eBay of the day: Coolest thing in the world, ever!

  • To make things even more confusing, some sample-based instruments are called "synths," not because they actually synthesize sound, but because they play back samples of synthesized sound.


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