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Meaning of PHONETICS

Pronunciation:  fu'netiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis
 

PHONETICS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: acoustics

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pho*net"ics\, n.
1. The doctrine or science of sounds; especially those of the
   human voice; phonology.

2. The art of representing vocal sounds by signs and written
   characters.

 
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