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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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About the same time, phoneticians had analyzed all human tongues into about a hundred-odd sounds, represented by the letters of a general phonetic alphabet.
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During our first experiments in statistical modelling we invited Estonian phoneticians and speech technologists to evaluate our first vector of argument features.
The cardinal vowels allow for a description of sounds in reference to specific points within the range of possibilities, allowing phoneticians to describe the sounds as higher or lower than a specific point of reference, forward or backward of a fixed point, or in the middle of the space between front and back or high and low vowels.
Prominent phoneticians and engineers spoke up against using voiceprints in court.
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But the careful distinction of phonetic and phonemic qualities was essential for maintaining the correct recital of Vedic mantras, and the brahmin phoneticians and grammarians studied the distinctions with great care.
A competent team of phoneticians, linguists, musicologists, computer scientists, physicists and electrical engineers has effectively grown the company.