Definitions

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  • n. Voice Operation Demonstrator - An electronic device that is capable of producing a recognizable approximation of speech.

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Examples

  • In Between Planets by Heinlein, the intelligent dragons who lived on Venus used a “voder” to speak.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • She had to chuckle, for he actually said llhei, bypassing the translator installed in his voder pack.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • At least, so she presumed, because the rank insignia on the voder was now right side up and she had the definite feeling of being looked at—except that there was nothing that corresponded to eyes on the crusted, sparkling surface.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • The rock wore no uniform, but there were no stripes on the voder, and Ael knew from her study of Fleet protocol that 'ensigns,' equivalent to Rihannsu subcenturia, had no stripes at all.

    My Enemy My Ally

  • The rock wore no uniform, but there were no stripes on the voder, and Ael knew from her study of Fleet protocol that ‘ensigns,’ equivalent to Rihannsu subcenturia, had no stripes at all.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • What happened to him? she thought, for Lieutenant Naraht was twice the size that he had been when Arrhae tripped over him only six days ago, and his rank-marked voder now looked like a badge rather than a piece of electronics.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • "I was speaking to Dr. McCoy, ma'am," it said in a courteous if rather grating voice that came from an unmistakable Starfleet voder on its back, marked with equally unmistakable Lieutenant's stripes.

    The Romulan Way

  • He diddled with the matte corrugations for a second and then his voder made a sound of human embarrassment.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • The Skroderider's high-pitched voice came from its voder.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • They forced Greenstalk, substituted data at her voder.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

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