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dub something in

to mix a new sound recording into an old one. The actor messed up his lines, but they dubbed the correct words in later. They dubbed in his lines.
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dub something over

to record a replacement sound over another sound in a recording. They had dubbed over all the dialog in the movie. It doesn't matter if you say a word wrong on the tape. We can dub it over.
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flub the dub

Inf. to fail to do the right thing. Martin is flubbing the dub with the fund-raising campaign. Please don't flub the dub this time.
See also: dub, flub

double saw(buck)

and double and dub
n. a twenty-dollar bill. (see also sawbuck.) This whole thing only cost a double sawbuck. Can you loan me a dub?
See also: double, sawbuck




1. tv. & in. to duplicate something; to copy something. Dub this and keep a copy yourself.
2. n. a duplicate; a copy. The dub was so poor we couldn’t understand the dialogue.
3. Go to double saw(buck).


and dubya-dubya-dubya
n. double-u, double-u, double-u, the letters WWW found in World Wide Web addresses. (The second version is merely a colloquial pronunciation of double-u, and neither is commonly written or printed.) Our address is dub-dub-dub dot reindeer dot com.

flub the dub

tv. to fail to do the right thing. Martin is flubbing the dub with the fund-raising campaign.
See also: dub, flub
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Challenges notwithstanding, at least on the technical level, the future looks less problematic for the dubbing industry.
I have participated in several movements in the past supporting Kannada cause and for me Kannada is like mother and when I see some producers and directors supporting dubbing it pains me.
When dubbing a telenovela into Spanish, as was done with Watch Over Me, neutral Spanish is a requirement.
Finally, in order to further promote our incentives and initiate discussions with the major American studios, the QFTC, over the next few months, will facilitate a dubbing observatory, attended by the American majors, Quebec distributors and representatives of the Department and the Regie du cinema.
He also said that dubbing should be seen in the competitive spirit rather than a curse on Kannada films.
But for a pan-regional channel like Fox, it's often hard to make general choices about dubbing vs.
310/473-9253, both of Allied Digital Technologies; or Ginger Guiette of Denver Dubbing, Inc.
If the performers, many of whom have toiled away in the Spanish-dubbing industry for decades, seem especially jubilant these days they have good reason: they are the first group to perform dubbing work under a union contract in the United States.
America is one of the only countries in the world where the dubbing of foreign films is non-existent in theaters or on television.
ENTERTAINMENT WIRE)--March 23, 1999--Long one of Hollywood's premier dubbing stages, Stage A at The Walt Disney Studios has undergone a complete electronic and architectural renovation.
On a crisp afternoon the other day, though, the subdued Norman Rockwell still-life titled ``Portrait of a Dubbing Room'' got kind of, well, gritty - and loud.
Under the agreement, which takes effect immediately, Goldstar will pay Go-Video an upfront license fee for the right to market Goldstar's dual-well 8mm-to-VHS dubbing deck VCR and to utilize Go-Video patents and technology in Goldstar's 8mm/VHS models.
In choosing DIGITAL-S, Amway's goal was to begin shifting away from one-inch tape to a digital format offering comparable record time, but with higher-quality video and no generation loss in dubbing.
In addition to JVC's DIGITAL-S, VDI offers full range dubbing from the new smaller digital formats to one-inch tape.
a privately owned company which specializes in the distribution and sound dubbing of entertainment programming for fast-growing Hispanic markets.