Associations to the word «Shepard»


SHEPARD, noun. Misspelling of shepherd.
SHEPARD, verb. Misspelling of shepherd.
SHEPARD, proper noun. Alternative form of Shepherd
SHEPARD SCALE, noun. (music) A series of Shepard tones constructed to give the illusion of a continuously rising (or falling) series of notes.
SHEPARD TONE, noun. (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.

Dictionary definition

SHEPARD, noun. United States author of surrealistic allegorical plays (born in 1943).
SHEPARD, noun. Astronaut who made the first United States' suborbital rocket-powered flight in 1961 (1923-1998).

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