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phonetics

 [fo-net´iks]
the science of vocal sounds.

pho·net·ics

(fō-net'iks),
The science of speech and of pronunciation.
Synonym(s): phonology

phonetics

[fōnet′iks]
Etymology: Gk, phone, voice
1 the science of speech sounds used in language.
2 a written code used by speech-language pathologists and linguists to represent speech sounds.

pho·net·ics

(fŏ-net'iks)
The science of speech and of pronunciation.

phonetics

The branch of linguistics concerned with the study of the speech sounds (phonemes) of a language and their classification and representation.

pho·net·ics

(fŏ-net'iks)
Science of speech and pronunciation. Phonetic tests are used to determine vertical dimensions of occlusion (e.g., in sounding 'ch,''j,' and 's,' anterior teeth are brought closer together).

phonetics (fōnet´iks),

n the study of the production and perception of speech sounds, including individual and group variations and their use in speech.
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