plosive definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or becoming a speech sound generated by complete closure associated with the dental passage and subsequent launch associated with a burst of atmosphere, as in the noise (p) in gap or (d) in puppy.
    • manufactured in in this way.
  • noun:
    • A plosive speech sound.
    • Sound produced from starting a previously shut dental passageway; as an example, when pronouncing the noise /p/ in "pug".
    • a consonant generated by stopping the flow of air sooner or later and out of the blue releasing it

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