auditory phonetics


noun

the branch of phonetics dealing with the physiological processes involved in the reception of speech.

Nearby words

  1. auditory cartilage,
  2. auditory cortex,
  3. auditory field,
  4. auditory hair,
  5. auditory nerve,
  6. auditory pit,
  7. auditory receptor cell,
  8. auditory reflex,
  9. auditory tube,
  10. auditory vertigo


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British Dictionary definitions for auditory phonetics

auditory phonetics

noun

(functioning as singular) the branch of phonetics concerned with the perception of speech sounds by humansCompare acoustic phonetics, articulatory phonetics
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