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Meaning of PLOSIVE CONSONANT

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a consonant produced by stopping air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
 
 Synonyms: occlusive, plosive, plosive speech sound, stop, stop consonant
 
 Antonyms: continuant, continuant consonant
 
 See Also: click, consonant, explosion, glottal catch, glottal plosive, glottal stop, implosion, labial stop, plosion, suction stop

 

 

 

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