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Definition of "wavetable" [wavetable]

  • A collection of many single-cycle waveforms with subtly changing harmonic contents, sometimes based on a sample of a real musical instrument, used in sound synthesis. (noun)

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Use "wavetable" in a sentence
  • "Newer OSs, generally include some kind of wavetable setup that redirects the samples to your sound card, this takes only a trivial amount of modern processing power."
  • "You may have a synth like the famous opl2 and 3 series that directly creates the analog sounds you hear or you may have a "wavetable" setup which references small recorded samples for the notes."
  • "It's a bit like Reason for your PDA - sample playback, virtual instruments, effects, wavetable synthesis, and a special mode for live performance."