HyperDic: syncope

English > 2 senses of the word syncope:
NOUNeventsyncope, faint, swoon, deliquiuma spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
communicationsyncope, syncopation(phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle')
English > syncope: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain.
Synonymsfaint, swoon, deliquium
Broaderloss of consciousnessThe occurrence of a loss of the ability to perceive and respond
Spanishdeliquio, deliquium, desmayo, lipotimia, patatús, síncope, soponcio
Catalandeliquium, desmai, síncope
English > syncope: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle').
Synonymsyncopation
Categoryphonology, phonemicsThe study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes
BroaderarticulationThe aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
Spanishsíncopa, síncope
Catalansíncope
Verbssyncopateomit a sound or letter in a word

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