from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of vocalizing or something vocalized; a vocal utterance
- n. Any specific mode of utterance; pronunciation
- n. The use of speech to express an idea
- n. The production of musical sounds using the voice, especially as an exercise
- n. In Arabic and Hebrew - supplying the vowels (diacritics), normally not written to show the correct pronunciation, used in dictionaries, children's books, religious texts and textbooks for learners. Arabic terms: tashkiil (تشكيل), taHriik (تحريك) - (action of supplying the vowel points) , also known as ḥarakāt (حركات — the singular is ḥaraka حركة) - (the diacritical marks), Hebrew term: ניקוד nikud.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of vocalizing, or the state of being vocalized.
- n. The formation and utterance of vocal sounds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of vocalizing or uttering with the voice, the state of being so uttered, or the manner of such utterance, whether in speech or in song: as, the deceptive vocalizations of a ventriloquist.
- n. The formation and utterance of vowel sounds.
- n. Also spelled vocalisation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
- n. the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
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"Even before it is born, we want the calf to have an idea of what normal dolphin vocalization is," Lingenfelser said.
I don't refer to their vocalization, which is distinctly unmusical for a songbird, and is frequently described as close to the unpleasant sound of a very rusty hinge.
There appear greater discrepancies in vocalization, which is not to be wondered at, for at that time the marking of vowels was not known.
Problem No. 3: Excessive vocalization aka noisy pets
The stark drama of the days and weeks that followed goudo goudo the neologism whose vocalization, Haitians say, most closely resembles the sound of those frightening moments when the earth shifted is dramatically captured in his personal account of rushing to the country to join Haitian and international medical colleagues in treating earthquake victims.
The relatively few words the Clan spoke-which Jondalar could hardly reproduce, just as she was not quite able to pronounce certain sounds in Zelandonii or Mamutoi-were made with a peculiar kind of vocalization, and they were usually used for emphasis, or for names of people or things.
The single utterance is what is necessary, a real freshness of vocalization which is, so to speak, the singer's own throat.
The parallelism in the two passages in Job gives us the right to argue that _‘Ash_ and _‘Ayish_ refer to the same constellation, and are variants of the same name; possibly their vocalization was the same, and they are but two divergent ways of writing the word.
So why isn't there more coordinated vocalization from the private sector demanding that presidential candidates address the issue?
I think not, just the vocalization of the bill of crap they sold America.