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Noun: synthesiser  'sin-thu,sI-zu(r)
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: synthesizer)
  1. An intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
    - synthesist, synthesizer
  2. (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
    - synthesizer, synth

Derived forms: synthesisers

Type of: electronic instrument, electronic musical instrument, intellect, intellectual, keyboard instrument

Encyclopedia: Synthesiser