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Moog synthesizer

Music, Trademark.
  1. an electronic synthesizer.
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Origin of Moog synthesizer

1965–70; named after Robert A. Moog (born 1934), U.S. engineer
Also called Moog.
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  • One of our others was a little like Manny the Moog; he drove like a madman—which he was when he was drunk.

    Nor Iron Bars a Cage....

    Gordon Randall Garrett

British Dictionary definitions for moog


  1. trademark music a type of synthesizer
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Word Origin for Moog

C20: named after Robert Moog (1934–2005), US engineer
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Word Origin and History for moog



1969, from R.A. Moog, U.S. engineer who invented it.

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