[ploh-zhuh n] /ˈploʊ ʒən/
the forced release of the occlusive phase of a , whether voiceless or voiced, either audible due to frication or inaudible due to a contiguous following consonant.
Also called explosion.
Compare (def 2).
(phonetics) the sound of an abrupt break or closure, esp the audible release of a stop Also called explosion
[ploh-siv] /ˈploʊ sɪv/ Phonetics adjective 1. (of a stop consonant or occlusive) characterized by release in a ; explosive. noun 2. Also called explosive. a plosive speech sound. /ˈpləʊsɪv/ adjective 1. articulated with or accompanied by plosion noun 2. a plosive consonant; stop n. type of consonantal sound, 1899, from explosive. As an adjective from […]
[plot] /plɒt/ noun 1. a secret plan or scheme to accomplish some purpose, especially a hostile, unlawful, or evil purpose: a plot to overthrow the government. 2. Also called storyline. the plan, scheme, or main story of a literary or dramatic work, as a play, novel, or short story. 3. a small piece or area […]
[ploh-tin-ee-uh n] /ploʊˈtɪn i ən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or in accordance with Plotinus or his philosophy.
[ploh-tahy-niz-uh m, ploht-n-iz-] /ploʊˈtaɪ nɪz əm, ˈploʊt nˌɪz-/ noun 1. the Neoplatonism of .