timbre

See also: Timbre, timbré, and tîmbre

timbre - English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA: /ˈtæm.bə/
  • Homophone: timber (only for the pronunciation that has an /ɪ/ sound)

Noun

timbre (countable and uncountable, plural timbres)

  1. The quality of a sound independent of its pitch and volume.
  2. The pitch of a sound as heard by the ear, described relative to its absolute pitch.
    • When someone speaks after inhaling helium, his voice has a higher timbre. With sulfur hexafluoride, the result is a lower timbre.
  3. (heraldry) The crest on a coat of arms.

Translations

Anagrams

timbre - Bikol Central

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈtimbɾe/
  • Hyphenation: tim‧bre

Noun

tímbre

  1. doorbell
  2. brand; seal; stamp

Derived terms

  • magtimbre
  • timbrehan

timbre - Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA: /ˈtim.bɾə/
  • (Valencian) IPA: /ˈtim.bɾe/

Noun

timbre m (plural timbres)

  1. (heraldry) timbre
  2. (music) timbre
  3. doorbell

timbre - French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /tɛ̃bʁ/

Noun

timbre m (plural timbres)

  1. small bell
  2. (postage) stamp, postage stamp
  3. stamp (mark)
  4. (music) timbre

Derived terms

Descendants

timbre - Occitan

Noun

timbre m (plural timbres)

  1. postage stamp
  2. timbre (quality of a sound independent of its pitch and volume)

timbre - Old French

Noun

timbre m (oblique plural timbres, nominative singular timbres, nominative plural timbre)

  1. timbrel

timbre - Portuguese

Noun

timbre m (plural timbres)

  1. timbre (quality of a sound independent of its pitch and volume)
  2. seal (pattern, design)
  3. (heraldry) crest

Verb

timbre

  1. inflection of timbrar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

timbre - Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈtimbɾe/ [ˈt̪ĩm.bɾe]
  • Syllabification: tim‧bre

Noun

timbre m (plural timbres)

  1. bell
  2. doorbell
  3. stamp
  4. postmark
  5. seal
  6. timbre

Hyponyms

  • timbre fiscal (revenue stamp, fiscal stamp)

Derived terms


Verb

timbre

  1. inflection of timbrar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

timbre - Swedish

Noun

timbre c

  1. (beautiful) timbre (especially of a voice)

Declension

Declension of timbre 

timbre - Tagalog

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: tim‧bre
  • IPA: /ˈtimbɾe/, [ˈtim.bɾɛ]

Noun

timbre

  1. buzzer; electric bell (especially of a door)
  2. push button of a buzzer or electric bell
  3. act of pushing a buzzer
    • Synonym: pagtimbre
  4. seal; stamp (tool)
    • Synonyms: selyo, panatak, pantatak
  5. impression made by a sealing machine
  6. (figurative, colloquial) act of alerting someone about something (especially in order to avoid being caught doing something wrong)

Derived terms

  • magtimbre
  • pagkatimbre
  • pagtimbre
  • timbrehan
  • timbrehin
  • tumimbre
Meaning and Definition of timbre
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