Sweeten/Sweetening

F/A/V
Enhancing the sound of a recording or a particular sound effect with equalization or some other signal processing device.

Audio and video glossary. 2014.

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  • Sweetening — Sweeten Sweet en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sweetened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sweetening}.] [See {Sweet}, a.] 1. To make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea. [1913 Webster] 2. To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings; as, to sweeten life; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sweeten — Sweet en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sweetened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sweetening}.] [See {Sweet}, a.] 1. To make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea. [1913 Webster] 2. To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings; as, to sweeten life; to sweeten …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sweeten up — ˌsweeten ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they sweeten up he/she/it sweetens up present participle sweetening up past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweeten — [v1] add sugar add sweetening, candy, candy coat, honey, make sweet, make toothsome, mull, sugar, sugar coat; concept 170 Ant. salt, sour sweeten [v2] make happy; appease alleviate, assuage, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiate,… …   New thesaurus

  • sweeten — verb a) To make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea. And sweeten every secret tear. . b) To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings; as, to sweeten life; to sweeten friendship. Correggio has made his memory immortal by the strength… …   Wiktionary

  • sweeten — [[t]swi͟ːt(ə)n[/t]] sweetens, sweetening, sweetened 1) VERB If you sweeten food or drink, you add sugar, honey, or another sweet substance to it. [V n] He liberally sweetened his coffee... [V n with n] The Australians fry their bananas and… …   English dictionary

  • sweeten — UK [ˈswiːt(ə)n] / US [ˈswɪt(ə)n] verb [transitive] Word forms sweeten : present tense I/you/we/they sweeten he/she/it sweetens present participle sweetening past tense sweetened past participle sweetened 1) to make something taste sweeter by… …   English dictionary

  • sweetening — noun 1. an improvement that makes something more agreeable • Syn: ↑enhancement • Derivationally related forms: ↑sweeten, ↑enhance (for: ↑enhancement) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweeten — verb (sweetened; sweetening) Date: circa 1552 transitive verb 1. to make sweet 2. to soften the mood or attitude of 3. to make less painful or trying 4. to free from a harmful or undesirable quality or substance; especially to remove sulfur… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sweeten up — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms sweeten up : present tense I/you/we/they sweeten up he/she/it sweetens up present participle sweetening up past tense sweetened up past participle sweetened up to be especially nice to someone so that they… …   English dictionary

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