HyperDic: vocalization

English > 2 senses of the word vocalization:
NOUNcommunicationvocalization, voice, vocalisation, vocalism, phonation, voxthe sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
communicationvocalization, utterancethe use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
English > vocalization: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract.
Example "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"
Synonymsvoice, vocalisation, vocalism, phonation, vox
Narrowersinging voiceThe musical quality of the voice while singing / singing
sprechgesang, sprechstimmeA style of dramatic vocalization between singing and speaking
voice overThe voice on an unseen commentator in a film of television program
BroadercommunicationSomething that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
Spanishfonación, vocalización, vox, voz
Catalanarticulació, fonació, veu, vocalització, vox
Verbsvocalizeutter with vibrating vocal chords
English > vocalization: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe use of uttered sounds for auditory communication.
Synonymutterance
Partsphone, speech sound, sound(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
Narrowercroak, croakingA harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferationA loud utterance
cry, yellA loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
exclamation, exclaimingAn abrupt excited utterance
expletiveA word or phrase conveying no independent meaning / meaning but added to fill out a sentence or metrical line
exultation, rejoicing, jubilationThe utterance of sounds expressing great joy
groan, moanAn utterance expressing pain or disapproval
growlingA gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal)
hem, ahemThe utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat
howl, howling, ululationA long loud emotional utterance
laugh, laughterThe sound of laughing
mumbleA soft indistinct utterance
pagingcalling out the name of a person (especially by a loudspeaker system)
profanityVulgar or irreverent speech or action
pronunciationThe manner in which someone utters a word
rasp, raspinguttering in an irritated tone
roll callcalling out an official list of names
sigh, suspirationAn utterance made by exhaling audibly
snarlA vicious angry growl
speaking, speech productionThe utterance of intelligible speech
speechSomething spoken
sputter, splutterAn utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage / rage)
Broaderauditory communicationcommunication that relies on hearing
Spanishdiscurso, emisión, enunciación, enunciado, expresión, vocalización
Catalandiscurs, emissió, enunciació, enunciat, expressió, pronunciació
Verbsvocalizeutter speech sounds

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