speech synthesis

[ speech-sin-thuh-sis ]

nounDigital Technology.
  1. the production of computer-generated audio output that resembles human speech, such as the audio generated by screen readers and other text-to-speech software, by virtual assistants and GPS apps, and by assistive technologies that create synthetic speech to vocalize for people with certain disabilities or serious speech impairment.

Origin of speech synthesis

First recorded in 1960–65

Words Nearby speech synthesis

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