What does Vocal mean?

Definitions for Vocal
ˈvoʊ kəlvo·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vocal music, vocalnoun

    music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment

  2. song, vocaladjective

    a short musical composition with words

    "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"

  3. vocaladjective

    relating to or designed for or using the singing voice

    "vocal technique"; "the vocal repertoire"; "organized a vocal group to sing his compositions"

  4. vocaladjective

    having or using the power to produce speech or sound

    "vocal organs"; "all vocal beings hymned their praise"

  5. outspoken, vocaladjective

    given to expressing yourself freely or insistently

    "outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; "a vocal assembly"

  6. vocaladjective

    full of the sound of voices

    "a playground vocal with the shouts and laughter of children"

Wiktionary

  1. vocalnoun

    A vocal sound; specifically, a purely vocal element of speech, unmodified except by resonance; a vowel or a diphthong; a tonic element; a tonic; -- distinguished from a subvocal, and a nonvocal

  2. vocalnoun

    A man who has a right to vote in certain elections.

  3. vocaladjective

    Of or pertaining to the voice or speech; having voice; endowed with utterance; full of voice, or voices

  4. vocaladjective

    Uttered or modulated by the voice; oral; as, vocal melody; vocal prayer, vocal worship.

  5. vocaladjective

    Of or pertaining to a vowel or voice sound; also, spoken with tone, intonation, and resonance; sonant; sonorous; -- said of certain articulate sounds

  6. vocaladjective

    Consisting of, or characterized by, voice, or tone produced in the larynx, which may be modified, either by resonance, as in the case of the vowels, or by obstructive action, as in certain consonants, such as v, l, etc., or by both, as in the nasals , , ng; sonant; intonated; voiced. See voice, and vowel

  7. vocaladjective

    Of or pertaining to a vowel; having the character of a vowel; vowel

    a vocal sound

  8. vocaladjective

    loud; getting oneself heard.

    The protestors were very vocal in their message to the mayor.

  9. Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

Wikipedia

  1. Vocal

    The human voice consists of sound made by a human being using the vocal tract, including talking, singing, laughing, crying, screaming, shouting, humming or yelling. The human voice frequency is specifically a part of human sound production in which the vocal folds (vocal cords) are the primary sound source. (Other sound production mechanisms produced from the same general area of the body involve the production of unvoiced consonants, clicks, whistling and whispering.) Generally speaking, the mechanism for generating the human voice can be subdivided into three parts; the lungs, the vocal folds within the larynx (voice box), and the articulators. The lungs, the "pump" must produce adequate airflow and air pressure to vibrate vocal folds. The vocal folds (vocal cords) then vibrate to use airflow from the lungs to create audible pulses that form the laryngeal sound source. The muscles of the larynx adjust the length and tension of the vocal folds to 'fine-tune' pitch and tone. The articulators (the parts of the vocal tract above the larynx consisting of tongue, palate, cheek, lips, etc.) articulate and filter the sound emanating from the larynx and to some degree can interact with the laryngeal airflow to strengthen or weaken it as a sound source. The vocal folds, in combination with the articulators, are capable of producing highly intricate arrays of sound. The tone of voice may be modulated to suggest emotions such as anger, surprise, fear, happiness or sadness. The human voice is used to express emotion, and can also reveal the age and sex of the speaker. Singers use the human voice as an instrument for creating music.

ChatGPT

  1. vocal

    Vocal refers to anything related to the human voice or speech. It can pertain to singing, speaking, or expressing opinions loudly and openly. In music, it often refers to the part of a song that is sung, as opposed to the instrumental parts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vocaladjective

    of or pertaining to the voice or speech; having voice; endowed with utterance; full of voice, or voices

  2. Vocaladjective

    uttered or modulated by the voice; oral; as, vocal melody; vocal prayer

  3. Vocaladjective

    of or pertaining to a vowel or voice sound; also, /poken with tone, intonation, and resonance; sonant; sonorous; -- said of certain articulate sounds

  4. Vocaladjective

    consisting of, or characterized by, voice, or tone produced in the larynx, which may be modified, either by resonance, as in the case of the vowels, or by obstructive action, as in certain consonants, such as v, l, etc., or by both, as in the nasals m, n, ng; sonant; intonated; voiced. See Voice, and Vowel, also Guide to Pronunciation, // 199-202

  5. Vocaladjective

    of or pertaining to a vowel; having the character of a vowel; vowel

  6. Vocalnoun

    a vocal sound; specifically, a purely vocal element of speech, unmodified except by resonance; a vowel or a diphthong; a tonic element; a tonic; -- distinguished from a subvocal, and a nonvocal

  7. Vocalnoun

    a man who has a right to vote in certain elections

  8. Etymology: [L. vocalis, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F. vocal. See Voice, and cf. Vowel.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. VOCAL

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Vocal is ranked #145220 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Vocal surname appeared 114 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Vocal.

    52.6% or 60 total occurrences were Asian.
    23.6% or 27 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    17.5% or 20 total occurrences were White.
    5.2% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vocal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vocal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Vocal in a Sentence

  1. Carrie Underwood:

    In the behind-the-scenes clip, the 32-year-old is shown effortlessly doing pushups and pull-ups, giving inspiration to those who are interested in purchasing their own Calia clothes. Clearly, Carrie Underwood is more than ready to get back on the stage during CMA Music Fest this week. You can catch Carrie Underwood perform during the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night or at LP Field in Nashville on Saturday. Fitness to me I’ve been vocal about it over the years is a lifestyle, i just love how I feel when I feel good about Carrie Underwood. There’s definitely a lot of me in the Calia line.

  2. Jackie Lacey:

    I get in here and the most vocal group who wants to take me out is a group known as Black Lives Matter.

  3. Soichiro Monji:

    President (Donald) Trump has not accomplished very much in terms of trade issues and is likely to remain vocal with the U.S. midterm elections coming up.

  4. Cynthia Renaud:

    2020 has just been a collision of so many pressing challenges, and law enforcement has been at the forefront of all of those trying to respond to it, trying to work and serve their communities, and also trying to be responsive to the change and the changes that our society has been so vocal that they want.

  5. Amy Searight:

    We need to be ready to be very loud and vocal, in harmony together, standing behind the Philippines and the rest of the ASEAN claimants to say that this is international law, this is incredibly important, it is binding on all parties.

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