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plo·sive

(plō'siv),
Speech sound made by impounding the air stream for a moment and then suddenly releasing it.

plosive

See stop.

plo·sive

(plō'siv)
Speech sound made by impounding the air stream for a moment and then suddenly releasing it.

plosive (plō´siv),

n any speech sound made by impounding the airstream for a moment until considerable pressure has been developed and then suddenly releasing it (e.g.,
b, d, and
g). One of two types of stop consonants, the other being affricative (e.g.,
ch).
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A sociophonetic study of the realization of word-final velar plosives by female pupils in a Glasgow high school.
The only poetic practices that he acknowledges as antiquated are common syllables where short vowels are followed by plosives and nasals (remarkably, this is his own observation, informed by his reading of Priscian and possibly his own more extensive knowledge of classical verse) and the use of hiatus, with or without correption, of a diphthong or a long vowel.
The current study focuses on voicing onset time for plosives in Pashto (L1) and English (L2).
The insistent alliteration, heavy with plosive d and t sounds, of the basileml line, "Dern dutty mout' wid lyin' stain'," which harshly censors the dirty and dishonest speech of the police, emphatically affirms the truth-telling power of the Apple-Woman's vernacular speech.
As for voiceless plosives and affricates, such aspiration is still phonetically realized, whereas for voiced consonants there is no aspiration heard in today's pronunciation of those word but must have been present at an earlier stage, as shown by comparative data.
Vork thus claims that in Estonian, word-initial plosives are "preferably" pronounced as weaker than in Finnish, and that there is, between e.
For each of the 5 partitions (consisting of 92 sentences) the phones corresponding to plosive phonemes are extracted and used to evaluate the relevant features obtained in section (3.
As regards the forms concept (conceit), receipt (receite), showing the insertion of the respective voiceless plosive [p], they can only be due to the imitation of Lat.
If developed into commercial devices, such sensors would be far more sensitive than existing ex plosives detectors which use spectrometry to analyse charged particles as they move through air.
Consonant sounds include stops or plosives bnshy y dhmkyr (which are further divided into different categories listed below), implosives khly dhmkyr nasals nkn y nk r, laterals, trills and fricatives [8].
Voicing status of word final plosives in Friedreich's ataxia dysarthria.
With the exception of /c/, the rest are nasalized voiced plosives.