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voice

 [vois]
the sound produced by the speech organs and uttered by the mouth.

voice

(voys),
The sound made by vibration of the vocal folds caused by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract, the vocal folds being approximated.
Synonym(s): vox
[L. vox]

voice

(vois)
n.
1. The sound made by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract and produced by the vibration of the vocal organs.
2. The ability to produce such sounds.

voice

Audiology A series of sounds generally under voluntary control which are produced by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract. See Professional voice, Vocal cords.

voice

(voys)
The sound made by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract, the vocal folds being approximated.
[L. vox]

voice

(voys)
The sound made by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract, the vocal folds being approximated.
References in classic literature ?
To the left, not far from the farthest cannon, was a small, newly constructed wattle shed from which came the sound of officers' voices in eager conversation.
All the time he had been beside the gun, he had heard the voices of the officers distinctly, but as often happens had not understood a word of what they were saying.
As he spoke the voice came so near to Zeb that he jumped back in alarm.
"What curious animal is that which is eating the grass on my lawn?" enquired the man's voice.
The voice without a body went on singing; and certainly Raoul had never in his life heard anything more absolutely and heroically sweet, more gloriously insidious, more delicate, more powerful, in short, more irresistibly triumphant.
Alice couldn't see who was sitting beyond the Beetle, but a hoarse voice spoke next.
He rallied at the sound of that beloved voice. He looked up at her as she knelt at his head.
Although he sometimes dreamed sentimentally of marriage in the abstract, of actual marriage, of marriage with a flesh-and-blood individual, of marriage that involved clergymen and 'Voices that Breathe o'er Eden,' and giggling bridesmaids and cake, Dudley Pickering was afraid with a terror that woke him sweating in the night.
Within reach of his arm was the brawny shoulder of a gigantic Indian, whose deep and authoritative voice appeared to give directions to the proceedings of his fellows.
His manner at these moments was frigid and abstract; his eyes were vacant in expression; while his voice, usually a rich tenor, rose into a treble which would have sounded petulantly but for the deliberateness and entire distinctness of the enunciation.
`Boots and shoes under the sea,' the Gryphon went on in a deep voice, `are done with a whiting.
"What do you want?" asked that voice, at the same time weak, broken, and civil.