[ek-oh-iz-uh m] /ˈɛk oʊˌɪz əm/

onomatopoeia as a source of word formation
phonetic assimilation of one vowel to the vowel in the preceding syllable


Read Also:

  • Echoic memory

    noun 1. (psychol) the ability to recapture the exact impression of a sound shortly after the sound has finished Compare iconic memory

  • Ecosphere

    [ek-oh-sfeer, ee-koh-] /ˈɛk oʊˌsfɪər, ˈi koʊ-/ noun 1. Also called physiological atmosphere. the part of the atmosphere in which it is possible to breathe normally without aid: the portion of the troposphere from sea level to an altitude of about 13,000 feet (4000 meters). 2. Ecology. the planetary ecosystem, including all the earth’s living organisms […]

  • Ecossaise

    [ey-koh-seyz, -kuh-] /ˌeɪ koʊˈseɪz, -kə-/ noun 1. a country-dance in quick duple meter. /ˌeɪkɒˈseɪz; French ekɔsɛz/ noun 1. a lively dance in two-four time 2. the tune for such a dance

  • Ecosystem

    [ek-oh-sis-tuh m, ee-koh-] /ˈɛk oʊˌsɪs təm, ˈi koʊ-/ noun, Ecology. 1. a system, or a group of interconnected elements, formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their environment. 2. any system or network of interconnecting and interacting parts, as in a business: The success of Apple’s ecosystem depends on hardware/software integration. Manufacturers, […]

Disclaimer: Echoism definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.