vocalizing


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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.vocalizing - the act of singing vocal musicvocalizing - the act of singing vocal music  
musical performance - the act of performing music
eisteddfod - any of several annual Welsh festivals involving artistic competitions (especially in singing)
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
vocal music - music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)
a capella singing, a cappella singing - singing without instrumental accompaniment
bel canto - a style of operatic singing
coloratura - singing with florid ornamentation
caroling - singing joyful religious songs (especially at Christmas)
crooning - the act of singing popular songs in a sentimental manner
crooning - singing in a soft low tone; "her crooning soon put the child to sleep"
scat, scat singing - singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument
harmonisation, harmonization - singing in harmony
humming - the act of singing with closed lips
chanting, intonation - the act of singing in a monotonous tone
intonation - singing by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong
karaoke - singing popular songs accompanied by a recording of an orchestra (usually in bars or nightclubs)
part-singing - singing with three or more voice parts
hymnody, psalmody - the act of singing psalms or hymns
singalong, singsong - informal group singing of popular songs
solfege, solfeggio - a voice exercise; singing scales or runs to the same syllable
solfege, solfeggio, solmization - singing using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the scale of C major
yodeling - singing by changing back and forth between the chest voice and a falsetto
Greek chorus, chorus - a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play
private instructor, tutor, coach - a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
References in classic literature ?
And he desired more and more to make it a certainty that he was to have the privilege of a tete-a-tete with the young lady, who was still strolling along in front of them, softly vocalizing.
This flexible solution for vocalizing text is helping to voice-empower E-learning, videos, presentations, answering machines, blogs, websites, IVR, animation, mp3 players, etc.
Instead, the researchers argue, parents who consciously engage with their babbling infants can accelerate their children's vocalizing and language learning.
Some of these students were still vocalizing at the end of the school year.
California, Aug 5(ANI): American tennis legend John McEnroe proved he is still a stud off the court when he joined singer-songwriter Kid Rock in an extended vocalizing session at Cafe Habana in Malibu for a karaoke party earlier this week.
Given the growing number of infants identified with hearing loss through newborn hearing screenings, there is a pressing need for a reliable and practical way to estimate how improved hearing affects listening and vocalizing during the first years of life.
Fourteen of 17 observed vocalizations were emitted while cotingas perched high above the ground although, on three occasions, the birds were observed vocalizing below the canopy while feeding as low as 4 m above the ground.
Techniques address practicing, vocalizing, breathing, learning a song, articulation, vocal health, theatrics, and music reading.
For the first time, we could really 'ride' with the animals as they were vocalizing and as they were moving," said Shapiro, who reported the findings in the September 2006 issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.
Sting worked with a voice coach to capture the tone and breathing required for Renaissance vocalizing.
Your warm-ups are unconventional, with people roaming around the studio and vocalizing loudly.
Prichard narrates with strength and interest, pacing the narrative well and subtly vocalizing statements of those quoted with regional accents and shadings based on gender.