from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. friction
  • n. turbulent and noisy airflow

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Friction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of rubbing; friction.


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  • (n): (linguistics) turbulent airflow produced by forcing air through a narrow channel in the speech apparatus formed by two articulators in close proximity.

    January 1, 2009