segmental

[ seg-men-tl ]
/ sɛgˈmɛn tl /

adjective

of, relating to, or characterized by segments or segmentation.
Linguistics. noting or pertaining to the discrete elements of sequential speech, as consonants and vowels.

Origin of segmental

First recorded in 1810–20; segment + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM segmental

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British Dictionary definitions for intersegmental

segmental
/ (sɛɡˈmɛntəl) /

adjective

of, like, or having the form of a segment
divided into segments
linguistics of, relating to, or constituting an isolable speech sound

Derived forms of segmental

segmentally, adverb
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