from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The quality of being sibilant: a hissing quality.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being sibilant; sibilation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character or quality of being sibilant; also, a hissing sound.
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I’m mostly pro-stimulus myself, but I don’t think that extra bit of sibilance is going to persuade anyone.
It is used to eliminate hiss (also called sibilance) from the signal.
It is again a track with minimal background, but rhythmically intriguing with lovely, intentional sibilance.
Controlling sibilance in the mix is by far the best place to do it as the de-esser will only affect the voice while de-essing during mastering necessitates compromising the brightness of the entire track.
These days where most big projects are being cut for vinyl it is even more important to control sibilance as it creates high amplitude, high frequency grooves that are beyond the ability of all but the best cartridges to reproduce and one gets a "spitting" sound on the sibilance.
I found that I needed a “pop filter,” which cuts down on the plosive “p” sound and sibilance.
Just the sibilance of scissors, snipping at her sanity.
As if elegized by long i's pillowed upon sibilance, "with a smile and silence, he died" — itself a kind of sylleptic slipped gear for "with a smile and in silence."
They were talking as they came, just above the betraying sibilance of whispers, and their conference had an edge and an urgency that made him freeze where he stood, covered by the bulk and darkness of the trees.
Grumbles sounded from the audience, backed by the sibilance of unceasing dry wind.