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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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w *-ay Table 5: The comparison of the voiceless plosive consonant between MP and ISP Voiceless plosive consonant MP *p *t *k *[?
The only word-initial clusters in Sw are plosives followed by either r or y, but a few loanwords with the clusters pi and bl are also noted.
For practical reasons in the account which follows examples will be split into four groups, the first one embracing graphemes corresponding to plosives, i.
39) The same tendency of dropping the plosive element and leaving an assimilated nasal is observed for the cognates of Pal words including the clusters nd and ad, again making it necessary to include n as a phoneme and not as a mere allophone of n.
A]; they all attest a phonological change of the voiced plosive [*d-] into a voiceless plosive, aspirated [[t.
The speaker of the nineteenth sonnet is rather less elegiac and reserved about his Maker, and, in a fusillade of hard, plosive consonants, splutters out the indignant charge, "Doth God exact day-labour, light deny'd?
are more likely to preserve a trochaic stress pattern in binomials), contain more initial and final consonants, have a more obstruent final segment, and are more likely to begin and end with a voiced obstruent and a plosive.
Chester Anderson carefully observes: 'Perhaps it would not be worthwhile to suggest that the repeated sounds have any intrinsic meanings, that is, for example, the c's and r's in stanza 1 tend to evoke the notion of cold or the m's in stanza 2 the notion of warmth, or the plosive b's in stanza 3 and throughout, the notion of violence, discord, activity.
The mic emphasizes a lot of plosive sounds and so do the 209s.
BEALE ST tp = Beatles, belates BILLBOARD tp = broadbill CADILLAC ta4 = dialectical CASH BOX ta3 = matchboxes GOLD RECORD ta6 = dendrochronoloy GOLDEN RECORDS ta5 = dendrochronologies GOLD LAME ta1= gamboled GOSPEL tp = golpes GOSPEL ta1 = epilogs, prolegs, splodge GUITAR ta2 = antidrug, gratuity, ligature, ziggurat HIP-SHAKING td2 = kingship HYSTERIA ta1 = hairstyle, yahrzeits MEMPHIAN ta3 = amphetamine, impeachment PELVIS ta1 = pelvics, plosive SOUNDTRACK ta6 = counterblockades DARRYL FRANCIS Sutton, Surrey, England darrylfrancis@yahoo.
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