verb (used with object), vo·cal·ized, vo·cal·iz·ing.
- to voice.
- to change into a vowel (contrasted with consonantalize).
verb (used without object), vo·cal·ized, vo·cal·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for vocalization
The preceding lines refer to vocalization; but Delsarte applied the same process to pronunciation.Delsarte System of Oratory|Various
Appreciative reading is shown as much, perhaps, in what I will call time melody, as in almost any other feature of vocalization.The Voice and Spiritual Education|Hiram Corson
The quality of the notes suggested a relationship to the song phrase rather than to other types of vocalization.Natural History of the Bell Vireo, Vireo bellii Audubon|Jon C. Barlow
The two small notes shown at the beginning of the third line seem to be spoken with no attempt at vocalization.The Tinguian|Fay-Cooper Cole
If a different standard for the criticism of vocalization existed before 1600 there is no reason why there should not after 1917.The Merry-Go-Round|Carl Van Vechten
British Dictionary definitions for vocalization
- to articulate (a speech sound) with voice
- to change (a consonant) into a vowel