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phone

(fōn) [Gr. phone, voice]
A single speech sound.

cell phone

, cellular phone
A portable telephone, used, for example, in ambulance-to-hospital communications and in 12-lead electrocardiogram transmission in some emergency medical systems. Although many people speculate that cellular phone use may increase the risk of brain cancers (e.g., gliomas or meningiomas), no correlation between moderate usage and cancer has been definitively identified.
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The pair of robots teach letters, phonetic sounds, and blends.
This paper reviews the research on use of American Sign Language in elementary classes that do not include children with hearing impairment and also reports on the use of the manual sign language alphabet in a primary class learning the phonetic sounds of the alphabet.
Hopkin makes a distinction between Castilian and Latin American Spanish and marks the variations in his explanation of different phonetic sounds.
The sampled speech utterance is split into distinct phonetic sounds, then Hidden Markov models are used to hypothesize boundaries between sounds, and to form probabilistic models for each possible combination.
Researchers are finding solid evidence that a young child's ability to perceive and distinguish phonetic sounds is enhanced by engaging in singing and rhythmic movement.
The voice, which will reflect the identity of the local community, will be built from a database of phonetic sounds captured during recordings of set scripts.
After a two year search for a more listener-friendly technology, NOAA selected SpeechWorks' Speechify for its ability to provide a combination of phonetic sounds with natural language modeling for easier understanding.