[verb oh-ver-duhb; noun oh-ver-duhb] /verb ˌoʊ vərˈdʌb; noun ˈoʊ vərˌdʌb/

verb (used without object), overdubbed, overdubbing.
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.
to add (a track or tracks) to a musical recording.
a recorded segment or layer of instrumental parts, vocalization, or sound effects integrated into a musical recording.
verb (ˌəʊvəˈdʌb) -dubs, -dubbing, -dubbed
to add (new sound) on a spare track or tracks
noun (ˈəʊvəˌdʌb)
the addition of new sound to a recording; the blending of various layers of sound in one recording

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


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