HyperDic: alveolar

English > 3 senses of the word alveolar:
ADJECTIVEpertalveolarpertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs
pertalveolarpertaining to the sockets of the teeth or that part of the upper jaw
NOUNcommunicationalveolar, alveolar consonant, dental consonant, dentala consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
alveolar > pronunciation
Soundsaelviy'ahler
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English > alveolar: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningpertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs.
Spanishalveolar
Catalanalveolar
Nounsalveolusa tiny sac for holding air in the lungs
English > alveolar: 3 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningpertaining to the sockets of the teeth or that part of the upper jaw.
Example"alveolar processes"
Spanishalveolar
Catalanalveolar
Nounsalveolara consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
alveolar ridgea ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
English > alveolar: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge.
Synonymsalveolar consonant, dental consonant, dental
BroaderconsonantA speech sound that is not a vowel
Spanishalveolar, consonante alveolar, consonante dental, dental
Catalanalveolar, consonant alveolar, dental
Adjectivesalveolarpertaining to the sockets of the teeth or that part of the upper jaw

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