Definitions for vocalization

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. voice, vocalization, vocalisation, vocalism, phonation, vox(noun)

    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"

  2. utterance, vocalization(noun)

    the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication


  1. vocalization(Noun)

    The act of vocalizing or something vocalized; a vocal utterance

  2. vocalization(Noun)

    Any specific mode of utterance; pronunciation

  3. vocalization(Noun)

    The use of speech to express an idea

  4. vocalization(Noun)

    The production of musical sounds using the voice, especially as an exercise

  5. vocalization(Noun)

    In Arabic and Hebrew - supplying the vowels (diacritics), normally not written to show the correct pronunciation, used in dictionaries, children's books, religious texts and textbooks for learners. Arabic terms: tashkiil (), taHriik () - (action of supplying the vowel points) , also known as u1E25araku0101t ( u2014 the singular is u1E25araka ) - (the diacritical marks), Hebrew term: nikud.

  6. vocalization(Noun)

    The change in pronunciation of historically or variably consonant (typically sonorant) sounds as vowels. For example, the syllabic /l/ in words like people or the coda one in words like cold or coal are variably realized as a high back vowel or glideu2014 [u028A], [u], [u0264] or [o]u2014in many English dialects in the US, UK, and the Southern Hemisphere. For example, in African American English the most common pronunciation of the words "people", "cold", and "coal" is [pu02B0ipu028A], [ku02B0ou0264d], or [ku02B0ou0264] respectively.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vocalization(noun)

    the act of vocalizing, or the state of being vocalized

  2. Vocalization(noun)

    the formation and utterance of vocal sounds


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