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  • n. a kind of voice of a medium or low pitch and of a sonorous quality ascribed to resonance in the chest, or thorax; voice of the thick register. It is produced by vibration of the vocal cords through their entire width and thickness, and with convex surfaces presented to each other.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of voice of a medium or low pitch and of a sonorous quality ascribed to resonance in the chest, or thorax; voice of the thick register. It is produced by vibration of the vocal cords through their entire width and thickness, and with convex surfaces presented to each other.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tone of the voice which arouses sympathetic vibration in the chest or thorax. Also called chest-tone. See head-voice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the lower ranges of the voice in speaking or singing

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