HyperDic: phonetics

English > 1 sense of the word phonetics:
NOUNcognitionphoneticsthe branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis
phonetics > pronunciation
Soundsfahneh'tihks
Rhymesacoustics ... UNIX: 110 rhymes with ihks...
English > phonetics: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis.
Category ofassimilateBecome similar in sound
constrictedespecially tense
dissimilateBecome dissimilar / dissimilar by changing the sound qualities
infection(phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound
laxpronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in 'bet')
long(of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration
phone, speech sound, sound(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
shiftchange phonetically as part of a systematic historical change
shortOf speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration
tensepronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in 'beat')
BroaderacousticsThe study of the physical properties of sound
Spanishfonética
Catalanfonètica
Adjectivesphoneticof or relating to the scientific study of speech sounds
phoneticof or relating to speech sounds
Nounsphoneticiana specialist in phonetics

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