Implosive Im*plo"sive, a. (Phon.) Formed by implosion. -- n. An implosive sound, an implodent. -- {Im*plo"sive*ly}, adv. --H. Sweet. [1913 Webster]

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  • implosively — adverb In an implosive manner; by means of implosion …   Wiktionary

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  • implosive — implosively, adv. /im ploh siv/, Phonet. adj. 1. characterized by a partial vacuum behind the point of closure. n. 2. an implosive stop. [1875 80; IM 1 + (EX)PLOSIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • implosive — [im plō′siv] adj. Phonet. formed by implosion n. Phonet. an implosive sound or consonant implosively adv …   English World dictionary

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