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[awf-glahyd, of-] /ˈɔfˌglaɪd, ˈɒf-/

noun, Phonetics.
a transitional sound produced as the vocal organs move from a previous speech sound to an inactive position or to the position of a following sound.
Compare .
the final, weaker part of a complex vowel, such as a diphthong, as the (i) sound of the (oi) in boy.
(phonetics) a glide caused by the movement of the articulators away from their position in articulating the previous speech sound Compare on-glide


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