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Word of the Day – Vocoid

By February 11, 2024Word of the Day

Vocoid (adj/noun)

vok-oyd

of or relating to a sound produced without stoppage or obstruction of the flow of air in the vocal tract; vowellike./A vocoid sound

First recorded in 1940–45; voc(al) + -oid

Example sentences

“Consider certain weak vocoids as constituting nonsignificant transition sounds”

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