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Shepard tone

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The happy think a lifetime short, but to the unhappy one night can be an eternity.
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Etymology

For Roger Shepard American scientist

Noun

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Shepard tone

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  1. (music) A superposition of sine waves, separated by an octave, whose relative amplitude may be varied to give the illusion of a rising or falling note.

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