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overdub

[v. oh-ver-duhb; n. oh-ver-duhb] /v. ˌoʊ vərˈdʌb; n. ˈoʊ vərˌdʌb/
verb (used without object), overdubbed, overdubbing.
1.
to add other recorded sound or music, as a supplementary instrumental or vocal track, to a taped musical track to complete or enhance a recording.
verb (used with object), overdubbed, overdubbing.
2.
to add (a track or tracks) to a musical recording.
noun
3.
a recorded segment or layer of instrumental parts, vocalization, or sound effects integrated into a musical recording.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; over- + dub4
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  • Better to have a couple of overseers for that little overdub that's going to happen.
British Dictionary definitions for overdub

overdub

verb (ˌəʊvəˈdʌb) -dubs, -dubbing, -dubbed
1.
to add (new sound) on a spare track or tracks
noun (ˈəʊvəˌdʌb)
2.
the addition of new sound to a recording; the blending of various layers of sound in one recording
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Word Origin and History for overdub
v.

1954, from over- + dub (v.). As a noun (over-dub) from 1953. Related: Overdubbed; overdubbing.

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