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Princeton's WordNet

  1. voicingnoun

    the act of adjusting an organ pipe (or wind instrument) so that it conforms to the standards of tone and pitch and color


  1. voicingnoun

    the final regulation of the pitch and tone of any sound-producing entity, especially a musical instrument

  2. voicingnoun

    a particular arrangement of notes to form a chord.

  3. voicingnoun

    the articulatory process in which the vocal cords vibrate

  4. voicingnoun

    a classification of speech sounds that tend to be associated with vocal cord vibration

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voicing

    of Voice


  1. Voicing

    In music composition and arranging, a voicing is the instrumentation and vertical spacing and ordering of the pitches in a chord. Which note is on the bottom determines the inversion. Voicing is "the manner in which one distributes, or spaces, notes and chords among the various instruments" and spacing or "simultaneous vertical placement of notes in relation to each other." For example, the following three chords are root-position C major triads voiced differently: All three voicings above are in root position, while the first is in close position, the most compact voicing, and the second and third are in open position, which includes wider spacing. In triadic chords, close root position voicing is the most compact voicing in thirds which has the root in the bass. Open and closed harmony are harmony and harmonization constructed from open and close position chords, respectively. The Psalms chord is noted for its characteristic spacing of an E-minor triad.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of voicing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of voicing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of voicing in a Sentence

  1. Emma Leach:

    It's like a modern-day constituent letter, they're tweeting at their president, they're voicing their opinion, and they're more politically involved.

  2. The Rockets ' general manager:

    I was merely voicing one thought, based on one interpretation, of one complicated event.

  3. Jacob Frey:

    We need to make sure that everyone that is protesting and that is voicing their opinion stays safe and their families are protected as well, so please, practice safe distancing, please use a mask.

  4. David Pilgrim:

    The right verdict was reached. For that, we are thankful. But that verdict is not enough. Get the right verdict when there is no video evidence. Get the right verdict when the world is not watching. Get the right verdict when there are not millions of people protesting. Get the right verdict when the victim’s family is not aided by prominent attorneys and civil rights leaders. Get the right verdict when celebrities are not voicing their hurt. Get the right verdict when the national media is not involved. Get the right verdict so often that we do not have to hold our breath waiting for a verdict—and we do not have to be thankful when the right verdict is reached.

  5. Randy Moss:

    What I wanted to be able to express with my tie is to let these families know that they’re not alone, i’m not here voicing, but by [having] these names on my tie, in a big platform like the Pro Football Hall of Fame, there’s a lot of stuff going on in our country and I just wanted these family members to know they’re not alone.

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