Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a word.

Etymologies

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word +‎ -like

Examples

  • "" You get more muscle activation when you try to access a wordlike "castanets, 'which has a connotation of movement, than when you try to access an abstract word like" mercy ',' 'he finds.

    Living Hand To Mouth

  • At 1: 48: 30 a strange, wordlike sound was uttered, three syllables with emphasis on the second, perhaps more English than Arabic, and variously heard on the tape as "control it," "hydraulic," or something unintelligible.

    The Crash of EgyptAir 990

  • At 1: 48: 30 a strange, wordlike sound was uttered, three syllables with emphasis on the second, perhaps more English than Arabic, and variously heard on the tape as "control it," "hydraulic," or something unintelligible.

    The Crash of EgyptAir 990

  • To make the sounds wordlike, the dog had to be taught to stop growling the moment Bell released his mouth.

    The Pawprints of History

  • To make the sounds wordlike, the dog had to be taught to stop growling the moment Bell released his mouth.

    The Pawprints of History

  • To make the sounds wordlike, the dog had to be taught to stop growling the moment Bell released his mouth.

    The Pawprints of History

  • To make the sounds wordlike, the dog had to be taught to stop growling the moment Bell released his mouth.

    The Pawprints of History

  • At the same time, the child may try to create a wordlike sound.

    How to Speak Dog

  • We have about a hundred wordlike sounds isolated, and twenty or so are used repeatedly, and we can't assign a meaning to any of them.

    Naudsonce

  • Sparklines are "intense, simple, wordlike graphics" such as

    TWiki.Codev

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