a recording of sounds, music, etc. that is added to or superimposed on another recording
, -·dubbed·, -·dub·bing
to add (sounds, music, etc.) to (an already existing recording)
transitive verbo·ver·dubbed, o·ver·dub·bing, o·ver·dubs
To add (supplementary recorded sound) to a previously taped musical recording especially in order to heighten the total effect.
Additional recorded sound that is blended into a musical recording: instrumental overdubs.
(third-person singular simple present overdubs, present participle overdubbing, simple past and past participle overdubbed)
- (sound engineering) To record a part along with an already recorded part or parts.
- The rhythm guitar part is live, but the solo was overdubbed.
- (sound engineering) An overdubbed part.
- The rhythm guitar part is live, but the solo is an overdub.
over- +"Ž dub (in the sense of double)