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Meanings of Phonological:

adjective

Relating to the system of contrastive relationships among the speech sounds that constitute the fundamental components of a language.

Usage examples:

The improvements in phonological decoding were higher than would be expected

Phonologically

ˌfɒn.əˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl.i

Meanings of Phonologically:

adverb

In a way that relates to the sounds in a particular language or in languages, or to the study of this

Usage examples:

Polish is a very complex language, both structurally and phonologically., some of the children were…

Phonology

fəˈnɒl.ə.dʒi

Meanings of Phonology:

noun

The system of contrastive relationships among the speech sounds that constitute the fundamental components of a language.

Usage examples:

Pidgins and creoles do not have a single phonology and phonology remains the least stable system in…

Meanings of Phonometer:

noun

An instrument for measuring or automatically recording the intensity of sound.

Meanings of Phonometric:

adjective

Of or relating to a phonometer or phonometry.

Meanings of Phonometry:

noun

A method of investigating language by the statistical analysis of instrumentally measured speech sounds and informants' responses to the same data.

Meanings of Phonomimic:

adjective

Designating a system of teaching deaf children in which each of the elementary sounds of speech is associated with an appropriate gesture.

Meanings of Phonomotor:

noun

A device in which sound waves cause a diaphragm to vibrate, which in turn drives a wheel.

Phonon

ˈfəʊnɒn

Meanings of Phonon:

noun

A quantum of energy or a quasiparticle associated with a compressional wave such as sound or a vibration of a crystal lattice.

Usage examples:

This issue is related to the inhibition of carrier relaxation due to the selection rule of interact…

Meanings of Phonons:

noun

A quantum of energy or a quasiparticle associated with a compressional wave such as sound or a vibration of a crystal lattice.

Usage examples:

This issue is related to the inhibition of carrier relaxation due to the selection rule of interact…

Meanings of Phonophobia:

noun

Intolerance of or aversion to (loud) noise, especially as a symptom of migraine.

Meanings of Phonophore:

noun

A character or figure that represents a speech sound.

Meanings of Phonophoric:

adjective

Expressing or representing a speech sound.

Meanings of Phonophotography:

noun

The photographic recording of sound waves (especially those produced by speech or singing), by means of an apparatus which responds to sound vibration whilst simultaneously projecting a ray of light on to a moving photographic film.

Meanings of Phonopore:

noun

An apparatus incorporating two insulated wires wound together so as to combine features of a capacitor and an induction coil, by means of which a telephone or telegraph circuit could be superimposed on an active circuit without interfering with the current carrying the original transmission.

Meanings of Phonoreception:

noun

The perception of sound by a living organism; the production of nervous impulses in response to stimulation by sound or similar vibrations.

Meanings of Phonoreceptor:

noun

A structure in a living organism which responds to sound or similar vibrations; an organ of sound perception.

Phonos

ˈfəʊnəʊ

Meanings of Phonos:

noun

A record player or turntable.

Usage examples:

The latest version of the phono has a moving magnet stage designed to reproduce the music as accura…
adjective

Denoting a type of plug, and the corresponding socket, used with audio and video equipment, in which one conductor is cylindrical and the other is a central prong that extends beyond it.

Usage examples:

Phono sockets

Meanings of Phonoscope:

noun

Any of various devices by means of which sound vibrations are converted into a visible form, graphical or electronic record, etc.

Phonotactics

ˌfəʊnə(ʊ)ˈtaktɪks

Meanings of Phonotactics:

plural noun

The study of the rules governing the possible phoneme sequences in a language.

Usage examples:

These figures reflect french syllable structure constraints (phonotactics) more closely than englis…

Meanings of Phonotypy:

noun

A method or system of phonetic printing.

Phons

fɒn

Meanings of Phons:

noun

A unit of the perceived loudness of sounds.

Usage examples:

Coincidentally, one phon is approximately the smallest detectable difference in loudness.

Phony

ˈfəʊ.ni

Meanings of Phony:

combining form

Forming nouns corresponding to words ending in -phone (such as telephony corresponding to telephone ).

adjective

Not genuine; fraudulent.

Usage examples:

Phoney cruise-ship job offers
noun

A fraudulent person or thing.

Usage examples:

I'm a fake, a phony, a fraud, an impostor, and a charlatan of the worse degree.

Meanings of Phoo:

exclamation

Expressing contemptuous rejection, cursory dismissal (of a proposition, idea, etc.), disagreement, or reproach.

Phooey

ˈfuː.i

Meanings of Phooey:

exclamation

Used to express disdain or disbelief.

Usage examples:

So phooey to sophistication
noun

Nonsense.

Usage examples:

They dismiss it all as movie phooey

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