articulatory phonetics


noun

the branch of phonetics dealing with the motive processes and anatomy involved in the production of the sounds of speech.Compare acoustic phonetics(def 1), auditory phonetics, physiological phonetics.

Nearby words

  1. articulatio,
  2. articulation,
  3. articulator,
  4. articulatory feature,
  5. articulatory loop,
  6. artie,
  7. artifact,
  8. artifacting,
  9. artifactitious,
  10. artifactual

Origin of articulatory phonetics

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for articulatory phonetics

articulatory phonetics

noun

(functioning as singular) the branch of phonetics concerned with the production of speech soundsCompare acoustic phonetics, auditory phonetics
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