Plosive - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈploʊsɪv|  American pronunciation of the word plosive
Brit.  |ˈpləʊsɪv|  British pronunciation of the word plosive

noun

- a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it (syn: occlusive, stop)

Word forms

noun
singular: plosive
plural: plosives
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