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tr.v. o·ver·dubbed, o·ver·dub·bing, o·ver·dubs
To add (supplementary recorded sound) to a previously taped musical recording especially in order to heighten the total effect.
Additional recorded sound that is blended into a musical recording: instrumental overdubs.
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vb, -dubs, -dubbing or -dubbed
(Electronics) to add (new sound) on a spare track or tracks
(Electronics) the addition of new sound to a recording; the blending of various layers of sound in one recording
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o•ver•dub(v. ˌoʊ vərˈdʌb; n. ˈoʊ vərˌdʌb)
v. -dubbed, -dub•bing,
1. to add additional sound or music to an existing recording.v.t.
2. to add (a track) to a recording.n.
3. an act of overdubbing.
4. a recorded segment or layer of sound integrated into a recording.
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Past participle: overdubbed
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