Plosive



[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 1909.

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