sibilance
Noun

sibilance

  1. The quality of being sibilant: a hissing quality.
    • 2000, Elaine A. Clark, There's Money Where Your Mouth Is: An Insider's Guide to a Career in Voice-Overs, Second Edition, Back Stage Books, ISBN 978-0-8230-7702-1, page 24 ↗:
      The following exercises help combat sibilance, plosives, lazy tongue, and mouth problems.
    • 2006, Barbara Alysen, Electronic Reporter: Broadcast Journalism in Australia, Second Edition, University of New south Wales Press, ISBN 978-0-86840-495-0, page 118 ↗:
      A string of words beginning with ‘s’ will cause sibilance.
    • 2009, Jean Ann Wright and M. J. Lallo, Voice-Over for Animation, Elsevier, ISBN 978-0-240-81015-7, page 28 ↗:
      Work to control the sibilance of your s sounds.
    • 2012, Michael Zager, Music Production: For Producers, Composers, Arrangers, and Students, Second Edition, Scarecrow Press, ISBN 978-0-8108-8202-7, page 277 ↗:
      Most often sending the vocal through a de-esser will either eliminate the sibilance or greatly reduce its sound.



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