suction stop


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suction stop

n. Linguistics
See click.
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suction stop

n
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics another word for click3
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suc′tion stop`



n.
a stop consonant in which the air behind the point of closure in the mouth is rarefied by lowering the larynx, followed by an inrush of air accompanied by a hollow sound as the stop is released; implosive.
[1885–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suction stop - a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)
occlusive, plosive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, stop consonant, stop - a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
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References in periodicals archive ?
The pump-out period begins by de-energizing (closing) the evaporator's liquid feed solenoid valve while the suction stop valve remains open, and the unit's fans operate as shown in Figure 1.
(2,4,5) The soft-gas period of the defrost sequence begins by shutting off the evaporator fans and energizing the pilot solenoid for the suction stop valve.