from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A speech sound produced by a momentary complete closure of the glottis, followed by an explosive release, as in the middle of the interjection uh-oh or between the two i's in some pronunciations of Hawaii.
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- noun phonetics A
plosivesound articulated with the glottis.
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- noun a stop consonant articulated by releasing pressure at the glottis; as in the sudden onset of a vowel
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