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- noun a device which generates quartz-controlled frequency steps in a PLL circuit
- That which serves to synthesize.
- A circuit or device which generates precise frequency signals. Such a device usually utilizes one or more crystal oscillators, and can generate equally-spaced frequencies within a given band through the use of frequency multipliers, dividers, mixers, and so on. Also called frequency synthesizer.
- A device which electronically generates or reproduces sounds that emulate musical instruments and voices, and which can be utilized to compose, play, and record music. A keyboard, real or virtual, is usually used, and two common techniques for generating sounds are FM synthesis and wavetable synthesis. Also called music synthesizer.