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timbre

 [tam´ber] (Fr.)
the musical quality of a tone or sound.

tim·bre

(tim'bĕr, tam'bĕr),
The distinguishing quality of a sound, by which one may determine its source, for example, type of musical instrument, voice of a person based principally on the distribution of overtones.
Synonym(s): tone color
[Fr.]

timbre

/tim·bre/ (tam´ber) [Fr.] musical quality of a tone or sound.

timbre

[tim′bər]
Etymology: Fr
1 a characteristic sound quality of a voice or musical instrument, as determined by the harmonics of the sound.
2 a second metallic sound heard in aortic dilation.

tim·bre

(tam'bĕr, tămb[h])
The distinguishing quality of a sound, by which one may determine its source.
[Fr.]
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