the r- sound as reintroduced into an utterance where there is an r in the spelling by speakers of an r- dropping dialect when a postvocalic r they would normally drop, as in the pronunciation of far as
[fah] /fɑ/ (Show IPA) becomes intervocalic, as in far away pronounced as
[fahr-uh-wey] /ˈfɑr əˈweɪ/ (Show IPA).
Also called intrusive r. the r- sound as inserted analogously by speakers of an r- dropping dialect between vowels where there is no corresponding r in the spelling, as in the pronunciation of Cuba is as
[kyoo-buh-riz] /ˈkyu bə rɪz/ (Show IPA).
noun 1. (def 2).
/ˈlɪŋkmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a presenter of a television or radio programme, esp a sports transmission, consisting of a number of outside broadcasts from different locations 2. another word for linkboy
- Link motion
noun 1. a mechanism controlling the valves of a steam engine, consisting of a slotted link terminating in a pair of eccentrics
[leen-chœ-peeng] /ˈlinˌtʃœ piŋ/ noun 1. a city in S Sweden. /Swedish ˈlintçøːpiŋ/ noun 1. a city in S Sweden: a political and ecclesiastical centre in the Middle Ages; engineering industry. Pop: 137 004 (2004 est)