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vo·cal·ize

 (vō′kə-līz′)
v. vo·cal·ized, vo·cal·iz·ing, vo·cal·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To produce by using the vocal organs: "I said these things out loud, actually vocalized the words" (Joan Didion).
2. To give voice to; articulate: a poem that vocalizes popular sentiment.
3. To mark (a vowelless Hebrew text, for example) with vowel points.
4. Linguistics
a. To change (a consonant) into a vowel during articulation.
b. To voice.
v.intr.
1.
a. To use the vocal organs to produce sounds: birds that vocalize in flight.
b. To use another organ, such as a swim bladder, to produce sounds.
c. Music To sing.
2. Linguistics To be changed into a vowel.

vo′cal·i·za′tion (-kə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
vo′cal·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vocalization - the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract; "a singer takes good care of his voice"; "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
singing voice - the musical quality of the voice while singing
sprechgesang, sprechstimme - a style of dramatic vocalization between singing and speaking
voice over - the voice on an unseen commentator in a film of television program
2.vocalization - the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
roll call - calling out an official list of names
auditory communication - communication that relies on hearing
speech sound, phone, sound - (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
cry, yell - a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"
croak, croaking - a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
exclaiming, exclamation - an abrupt excited utterance; "she gave an exclamation of delight"; "there was much exclaiming over it"
expletive - a word or phrase conveying no independent meaning but added to fill out a sentence or metrical line
groan, moan - an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
ahem, hem - the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
howl, howling, ululation - a long loud emotional utterance; "he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect"
laugh, laughter - the sound of laughing
mumble - a soft indistinct utterance
paging - calling out the name of a person (especially by a loudspeaker system); "the public address system in the hospital was used for paging"
profanity - vulgar or irreverent speech or action
pronunciation - the manner in which someone utters a word; "they are always correcting my pronunciation"
exultation, rejoicing, jubilation - the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
sigh, suspiration - an utterance made by exhaling audibly
snarl - a vicious angry growl
speaking, speech production - the utterance of intelligible speech
speech - something spoken; "he could hear them uttering merry speeches"
splutter, sputter - an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
rasp, rasping - uttering in an irritated tone
growling - a gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal)

vocalization

noun
1. The faculty, act, or product of speaking:
2. The use of the speech organs to produce sounds:
3. The act or an instance of expressing in words:
Translations

vocalization

[ˌvəʊkəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nvocalización f

vocalization

n. vocalización.
References in classic literature ?
Tim, thinking slightly of David's vocalization, was impelled to supersede that feeble buzz by a spirited commencement of "Three Merry Mowers," but David was not to be put down so easily, and showed himself capable of a copious crescendo, which was rendering it doubtful whether the rose would not predominate over the mowers, when old Kester, with an entirely unmoved and immovable aspect, suddenly set up a quavering treble--as if he had been an alarum, and the time was come for him to go off.
Contract notice: This Contract Is For The Supply Of A Service Vocalization Website Of The Departmental Council Of The Yvelines At The Following Address: Www.
Additionally, infants with profound hearing loss who received cochlear implants to help correct their hearing soon reached the vocalization levels of their hearing peers, putting them on track for language development.
In addition to this, their study used a between subject group comparison, where eight infants with various ages were assigned to one or the other type of reinforcement and the collective results of vocalization rates were compared between groups.
Here, we present new data on the breeding biology of Herpetotheres cachinnans based on eleven nests from the southern Pantanal near Miranda, Brazil, and provide novel data on the use of nest-boxes by the species, as well as details on the eggs, nestlings, plumage of the juveniles, and an undescribed vocalization of nestlings.
Each circle on the bats' paths indicates a vocalization.
Narrow interaural distances permit detection of high frequencies that characterize vocalization by rodents (Hefner and Hefner, 1985; Powell and Zielinkski, 1989).
Young refers readers to specific audio files when a vocalization is described in the text.
The scientists did not observe any aggression between the pairs after they were released, which suggests the mimicry wasn't part of some territorial vocalization or challenge, as some bird calls are known to signify.
Part 2, "Multivalences of Meaning," explores the intersection of text and orality in cases where traditions differ regarding the vocalization of a Hebrew text.
Mam" and "Mum" are characteristic of an early infantile vocalization of the word "Ma" - whilst also being "Mamme" - it is probably a direct descendant of Latin "mamma" meaning nurse, mother, grandmother or breast.