Definition of insectile in English:


Line breaks: in¦sect|ile
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsɛktʌɪl


Resembling or reminiscent of an insect or insects: his insectile hands
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  • Impro-Micro-Acoustique begins in what initially sounds like fairly traditional free improv territory: the air is thin with insectile scratches, creaks and the occasional, markedly electronic sound.
  • But the swarm of insectile buzzing quickly cohered and built to a climax until it, too, was gone forever - without fadeout or explanation.
  • By the end of the track, only the higher frequencies remain, creating a delicate ringing like the insectile hum of rubbing a finger around the inside of a wet glass.

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