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adjective 
  1. Referring to a noise that is heard but whose source is hidden.
  2. Referring to Pythagorean disciples who for years listened to his lectures from behind a curtain, unable to see him.
  3. (context, music) Referring to music that can not be performed live on stage, e.g. some types of computer music.
Etymology: 
  • Pythagoras
  • Jéríme Peignot, 1955
  • Franíois Bayle, 1974



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