I saw an ad in Hemmings recently for a car which had a "High dramatic" drive. Perhaps the car was used in a film?
Norton had a unique engine mount, using compressed rubber disks to create a vibration damper. Of course the "damper" was almost always referred to by customers as a "dampener," and the system, "Isolastic," often came across as Ice-Elastic. So, you got both wet and cold.
In the late 20's, my dad took lessons on the Oahu steel guitar. Lots of people called it the "high-whine" guitar, because it had that...sound...