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Sibilance

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Definition: Sibilance is a sound characterized by pronouncing words with the letter 's'. In audio reproduction the letter 's' should sound clear and distinct, not smeared or distorted as in 'sh'. The letter 's' should sound like a hissing sound.
Pronunciation: sib•a•lentz
Also Known As: none
Examples:
An audio system should reproduce the word 'sizzle' clearly and distinctly without sounding smeared or distorted.

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