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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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The authors chose to depict short stops and fricatives in phonetic transcription as voiceless.
This study simultaneously introduces readers to the wealth of phonetic realisations while warning them that wider patterns may be obscured by the paucity of production data about the occurrence or frequency of variation.
The phonetic mix of those two components gave him distinctive features.
Verint's Witness Actionable Solutions uses a combination of phonetics, LVCSR, and a third layer, Complete Semantic Index.
None of them had any phonetic training and knowledge for this kind of experiments.
What we try to discover here for semantics, facing much resistance from some colleagues for whom all this seems unprecedentedly odd, has in fact been common knowledge in sociolinguistics and phonetics for at least fifteen years.
These acoustic registers, as delineated and used by Berton Coffin in his discussion of acoustic phonetics, are the principal components of Marek's pedagogy.
A Having already worked out my own learning techniques and trained my ear to foreign phonetics on the basis of English and German, I decided to take it up on my own.
From pros and cons of traditional language systems and grammar styles to rules of phonetics and how language is acquired, UNDERSTANDING LANGUAGE is packed with important, basic information.
The Greeks also agreed to correct the word so that its transcription on all bank notes ( eyro') corresponds to the phonetics of the word euro'.
Oxford University doctor in phonetics Dr John Coleman said: "He might just have been inhibited in his use of English before.
Each volume follows a common structure, covering the background, phonetics and phonology, morphosyntax, lexis and history of a variety of English, and concludes with an annotated bibliography and some sample texts.