plosion
noun Date: 1899 explosion 3

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plosion — [plō′zhən] n. [< (EX)PLOSION] Phonet. 1. the articulation of a plosive sound 2. loosely the final stage, or sudden release of breath, in the articulation of a plosive …   English World dictionary

  • Plosion — См. plosione …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • plosion — /ploh zheuhn/, n. Phonet. the forced release of the occlusive phase of a plosive, whether voiceless or unvoiced, either audible due to frication or inaudible due to a contiguous following consonant. Also called explosion. Cf. implosion (def. 2).… …   Universalium

  • plosion — [ pləʊʒ(ə)n] noun Phonetics the sudden release of air in the pronunciation of a plosive consonant …   English new terms dictionary

  • plosion — plo·sion …   English syllables

  • plosion — plo•sion [[t]ˈploʊ ʒən[/t]] n. phn the release of the occlusive phase of a stop consonant, with the forced outward release of compressed air Compare implosion 2) • Etymology: 1915–20; shortening of explosion …   From formal English to slang

  • plosion — /ˈploʊʒən/ (say plohzhuhn) noun Phonetics the audible end of a stop consonant at break of closure. {abbreviation of explosion} …   Australian English dictionary

  • plosion — n. Phonet. the sudden release of breath in the pronunciation of a stop consonant. Etymology: EXPLOSION …   Useful english dictionary

  • plosion 1 — См. implosione …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • plosion 2 — См. plosione …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

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