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pitch bend

Syllabification: pitch bend

Definition of pitch bend in English:

noun

A mechanism in a synthesizer that enables the player to change the pitch of the note played by a small amount.
Example sentences
  • A Hexaphonic pickup sends pitch bend and note data for each string on a separate MIDI channel.
  • Seven on-chip audio effects (pitch bend, vibrato, delay, reverb, chorus, compression and Doppler effect) bring sound qualities previously unavailable to mobile phones.

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