electronic musical instrument


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electronic musical instrument

[i‚lek′trän·ik ¦myü·zə·kəl ′in·strə·mənt]
(engineering acoustics)
A musical instrument in which an audio signal is produced by a pickup or audio oscillator and amplified electronically to feed a loudspeaker, as in an electric guitar, electronic carillon, electronic organ, or electronic piano.
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