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mastertone (plural mastertones)
- A ringtone consisting of an extract from an original recorded work (and not a synthesised imitation).
2007 September 14, Andrew Adam Newman, “Marley Family’s Vitriol Leads Verizon to Bite Back”, New York Times:
- In a written statement, Universal said it was disappointed that “the Marley estate has chosen to take such an extreme and meritless position that a customary promotional campaign highlighting the availability of Marley mastertones somehow constitutes an ‘endorsement’ of Verizon over all.”