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  • 1 Vocal loading — is the stress inflicted on the speech organs when speaking for long periods. [Titze IR et al. Populations in the U.S. workforce who rely on voice as a primary tool of trade: a preliminary report. J Voice. 1997 Sep;11(3):254 9. PMID 9297668]… …

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  • 2 vocal — 1 Vocal, articulate, oral can all mean uttered by the voice or having to do with utterance. Vocal implies the use of voice, but not necessarily of speech or language; thus, vocal sounds are sounds produced by a creature that has vocal organs;… …

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  • 3 vocal — [vō′kəl] adj. [ME < L vocalis < vox, VOICE] 1. a) uttered or produced by the voice; esp., spoken; oral [vocal sounds] b) sung or to be sung [vocal music] 2. having a voice; capable of speaking or making oral sounds …

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  • 4 Vocal apparatus — or vocal organs is a term used in phonetics to designate all parts of human anatomy that can be used to produce speech. This includes the lips, tongue, teeth, hard and soft palates, uvula, larynx, lungs, etc.ee also* Place of articulation …

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  • 5 vocal — /ˈvoʊkəl / (say vohkuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to the voice; uttered with the voice; oral: the vocal organs. 2. rendered by or intended for singing, as music. 3. having a voice: a vocal being. 4. giving forth sound with or as with a voice.… …

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  • 6 Vocal pedagogy — Vocal pedagogy, or voice pedagogy, is the study of the teaching of singing. Vocal pedagogists are people who study the teaching of singing. To some extent all voice teachers are vocal pedagogists because vocal pedagogy informs them about not only …

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  • 7 vocal — Pertaining to the voice or the organs of speech. [L. vocalis] * * * vo·cal vō kəl adj 1) uttered by the voice: ORAL 2) having or exercising the power of producing voice, speech, or sound 3) of, relating to, or resembling the voice <vocal… …

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  • 8 vocal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. articulate; spoken, [to be] sung; choral, lyric; verbal, oral. See speech, music. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Verbal] Syn. expressed, uttered, voiced; see oral , spoken . 2. [Produced by the voice;… …

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  • 9 vocal cords — set of organs in the throat responsible for the production of voice …

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  • 10 vocal organ — noun any of the organs involved in speech production • Syn: ↑speech organ, ↑organ of speech • Hypernyms: ↑organ • Hyponyms: ↑articulator, ↑glottis, ↑larynx, ↑ …

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  • 11 Four Organs — is a work for four electronic organs and maraca by Steve Reich. The four organs, harmonically expound a dominant eleventh chord (D E F# G# A B with an E in the bass), dissecting the chord by playing parts of it sequentially while the chord slowly …

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  • 12 language — /lang gwij/, n. 1. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the two languages of Belgium; a Bantu language; the French… …

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  • 13 phonetics — /feuh net iks, foh /, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the science or study of speech sounds and their production, transmission, and reception, and their analysis, classification, and transcription. Cf. acoustic phonetics, articulatory phonetics,… …

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  • 14 Dinosaur — For other uses, see Dinosaur (disambiguation). Dinosaurs Temporal range: Late Triassic–Late Cretaceous, 231.4–65.5 Ma …

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  • 15 Education of the Deaf and Dumb —     Education of the Deaf and Dumb     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Education of the Deaf and Dumb     Education essentially includes the process of encouraging, strengthening, and guiding the faculties, whether of mind or body, so as to make them… …

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  • 16 HEBREW GRAMMAR — The following entry is divided into two sections: an Introduction for the non specialist and (II) a detailed survey. [i] HEBREW GRAMMAR: AN INTRODUCTION There are four main phases in the history of the Hebrew language: the biblical or classical,… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 17 Time-variant system — A time variant system is a system, that is not time invariant(TIV). Overview There are many well developed techniques for dealing with the response of linear time invariant systems, such as Laplace and Fourier transforms. However, these… …

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  • 18 articulate — adj 1 *vocal, oral Analogous words: distinct, clear (see EVIDENT): uttered, voiced (see EXPRESS vb) Antonyms: inarticulate, dumb 2 *vocal, fluent, eloquent, voluble, glib Analogous words: expressing, voicing, uttering, venting (see EXPRESS vb) …

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  • 19 Articulatory synthesis — refers to computational techniques for synthesizing speech based on models of the human vocal tract and the articulation processes occurring there. The shape of the vocal tract can be controlled in a number of ways which usually involves… …

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  • 20 Phonological development — Sound is at the beginning of language learning. Children have to learn to distinguish different sounds and to segment the speech stream they are exposed to into units – eventually meaningful units – in order to acquire words and sentences. So, if …

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