plosive
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈpləʊsɪv/, /ˈpləʊzɪv/
  • (America) enPR plō'sĭv, IPA: /ˈploʊsɪv/, /ˈploʊzɪv/
Noun

plosive (plural plosives)

  1. (phonetics) Sound produced from opening a previously closed oral passage.
    Synonyms: stop, occlusive
    Hypernyms: consonant, obstruent
Related terms Translations Adjective

plosive

  1. (phonetics) Produced from opening a previously closed oral passage.



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