Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A subjective sensation of sound which remains after the sound itself has ceased.

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Examples

  • * The vowels, _a_, _e_, _i_, _o_, _u_, should in Esperanto be pronounced quite purely*, and entirely without any drawling after-sound.

    Esperanto Self-Taught with Phonetic Pronunciation

  • But this time, as their eyes met and the syllables issued from her lips, he noticed that a singular after-sound -- an exceedingly soft yet vibrant overtone -- accompanied it.

    The Human Chord

  • Great Britain, on the contrary, the fore-sound is perceptible to four, and the after-sound to three, out of every five observers; and these proportions are maintained roughly to considerable distances from the epicentre.

    A Study of Recent Earthquakes

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