Definition of synthesizer in English:


Syllabification: syn·the·siz·er
Pronunciation: /ˈsinTHəˌsīzər


An electronic musical instrument, typically operated by a keyboard, producing a wide variety of sounds by generating and combining signals of different frequencies.
More example sentences
  • The instruments and sounds may have changed but it still sounds like a hardcore band this time playing about with synthesisers instead of guitars.
  • My main instrument is the guitar, although I also use keyboards, synthesisers, and sequencers in my musical meanderings.
  • Machines and electronic devices such as synthesisers, drum machines and feeders have made musicians idle.
keyboard, keys, synth, vocoder, sampler, MIDI device

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