stop consonant


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Noun1.stop consonant - a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
obstruent - a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth
implosion - the initial occluded phase of a stop consonant
plosion, explosion - the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant
labial stop - a stop consonant that is produced with the lips
glottal catch, glottal plosive, glottal stop - a stop consonant articulated by releasing pressure at the glottis; as in the sudden onset of a vowel
suction stop, click - a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)
continuant, continuant consonant - consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract
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As most improvement was found for stop consonant discrimination and as the F2 trajectory is the primary cue contrast, it is likely that recipients were better able to track F2 after training.
In Figure 1, the left spectrogram shows a typical sound spectrum of a stop consonant in normal subjects.
This primarily concerned closed syllables which started with a stop consonant and were therefore too strong.
Effect of a single-channel wide dynamic range compression circuit on perception of stop consonant place of articulation.
Clusters that have the nasal/n/and a stop consonant seemed to be reduced more frequently.
Two of the initial phoneme variables, stop consonant and vowel, did correlate significantly with the dependent variable, so these were included in a regression analysis that also included the six lexical variables.