noun, Historical Linguistics.
a statement of some regular pattern of sound change in a specific language, as Grimm’s law or Verner’s law.
[fuh-net-iks, foh-] /fəˈnɛt ɪks, foʊ-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the science or study of speech sounds and their production, transmission, and reception, and their analysis, classification, and transcription. Compare , , , . 2. the system or the body of facts of a particular language. 3. the symbols used to represent the […]
[foh-ni-tist] /ˈfoʊ nɪ tɪst/ noun 1. a person who uses or advocates phonetic spelling. /ˈfəʊnɪtɪst/ noun 1. another name for phonetician 2. a person who advocates or uses a system of phonetic spelling
- Phone tree
noun a list of phone numbers provided to a group and notification by phone is started by the first person and continued consecutively; a telephone campaign to offer reminders or poll the respondents and also ask the respondents to contact others by phone
[fohn-vizh-uh n] /ˈfoʊnˌvɪʒ ən/ Trademark. 1. a brand name for a system of transmitting television signals over telephone lines so that callers can see each other on small television receivers.