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ap·prox·i·mant

 (ə-prŏk′sə-mənt)
n.
A speech sound, such as a glide or liquid, produced by narrowing but not blocking the vocal tract, as by placing an articulator, such as the tongue, near another part of the vocal tract.
Translations
spirantspirante
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As revealed in their recent 15 year study of global spinoffs with the corporate advisor Deloitte, The Edge believes that post spinoff, share performances of commercial banks could be replicate that of the approximant 800 international spinoffs from all sectors that saw an average return of +48% for investors two years after separation from their previous parent company.
4 5 6 7 Case markers that contain a full vowel or a lateral approximant have two harmonic variants.
Based on the modeling results, the VAIS can reduce the electricity consumption by 15-20% and increase the efficiency by approximant 20%.
A contrast is then introduced with respect to the previous line, as now the sounds in the line become approximant and fricative, such as /f/, /[?
Diagonal Pade approximant reads (Battle & Miralles, 2000; Richard, 2003)
Where there are two, we use r for the approximant (glide), and rr for the other rhotic.
lt; sh > represents the voiceless palatal sibilant, < zh > its voiced counterpart; but all other consonants followed by < h > are to be pronounced as aspirates; < y > represents the palatal approximant and < w > the voiced labio-velar approximant.
Table 2 above shows that the phonological environments in which the labio-velar glide [w] is epenthesized are as specifiable as those for the palatal approximant [j].
The speech pattern, called a labiodental approximant, can be corrected through coaching.
Then the m-th greedy approximant of the function f with regard to the basis [PHI] is given by
The approximation of the delta function is coupled with the discretization of the computational domain: as the discretization length [DELTA]x approaches zero, the approximant approaches infinity, as required of a family of regular functions approaching a delta function.
Ratios AlCuFe:TiCrSi were selected equal to 95:5, 85:15 and 75:25, because in mixing of two alloys, predisposed to formation of quasi-crystalline structures, production of new alloys with quasi-crystalline or close to it by the properties approximant structure is possible.