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flanger

Line breaks: flan|ger
Pronunciation: /ˈflan(d)ʒə
 
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Definition of flanger in English:

noun

An electronic device which alters a sound signal by introducing a cyclically varying phase shift into one of two identical copies of the signal and recombining them, used especially in popular music to alter the sound of an instrument.
Example sentences
  • I can never walk past one without stopping to gaze through the window at the rows of guitars and brightly coloured effects pedals - those enticing electronic rainbows of flangers, overdrives and delays.
  • So my simple synth line is now crammed with compressors, flangers and distortion modules, all without it sounding the way I want it to.
  • All sounds good to us (we've always been suckers for phasers, flangers and clones…).

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