Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of synthesizer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
  • noun (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments

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Examples

  • His piece "Beta-Globin DNA" for Fairlight synthesiser is the best known work, but DNA sequences turned up in some of his other electronic and acoustic works.

    The Song Is You

  • I think that is in a large part due to the quality of the speech synthesiser, which is made by Speech Plus.

    Science for The General Reader

  • I think that is in a large part due to the quality of the speech synthesiser, which is made by Speech Plus.

    June 2010

  • I think that is in a large part due to the quality of the speech synthesiser, which is made by Speech Plus.

    Science for The General Reader

  • When he says 'synthesiser', replace it with 'browser' in your mind, and think about it for a moment:

    Planet Mozilla

  • When he says 'synthesiser', replace it with 'browser' in your mind, and think about it for a moment:

    Planet Mozilla

  • "I think that is in a large part due to the quality of the speech synthesiser, which is made by Speech Plus.

    Dontcom

  • The detuning by a quarter·tone in one piccolo, clarinet, trumpet and synthesiser enabled a more accurate realisation of the harmonic series.

    Guardian young arts critic competition: 2010 winning entries

  • The detuning by a quarter·tone in one piccolo, clarinet, trumpet and synthesiser enabled a more accurate realisation of the harmonic series.

    Guardian young arts critic competition: 2010 winning entries

  • As was the case with Bryan Robson's shoulder, which popped its way dispiritingly through the late-1980s, sound-tracking the decade as clearly as any plunking Roland synthesiser, the temptation is now there to become wrapped up with Carroll's lager tally, to assume a condition of relentless ambient anxiety over the state of his ongoing lager thirst.

    England's Andy Carroll is not the first with a thirst for success | Barney Ronay

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