[fuh-nol-uh-jee, foh-] /fəˈnɒl ə dʒi, foʊ-/
noun, plural phonologies.
the study of the distribution and patterning of speech sounds in a language and of the tacit rules governing pronunciation.
the phonological system or the body of phonological facts of a language.
noun (pl) -gies
the study of the sound system of a language or of languages in general Compare syntax (sense 1), syntax (sense 2), semantics
such a sound system
1799, from phono- + -logy.
noun See androphonomania
[fuh-nom-i-ter, foh-] /fəˈnɒm ɪ tər, foʊ-/ noun 1. a device for measuring the intensity of a sound. /fəˈnɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an apparatus that measures the intensity of sound, esp one calibrated in phons phonometer pho·nom·e·ter (fə-nŏm’ĭ-tər, fō-) n. An instrument used to measure the pitch and intensity of sounds.
phonomyoclonus pho·no·my·oc·lo·nus (fō’nō-mī-ŏk’lə-nəs) n. A condition characterized by fibrillary contractions of a muscle that can be heard on auscultation even though they are not visible.
[foh-non] /ˈfoʊ nɒn/ noun, Physics. 1. a quantum of sound or vibratory elastic energy, being the analogue of a photon of electromagnetic energy. /ˈfəʊnɒn/ noun 1. (physics) a quantum of vibrational energy in the acoustic vibrations of a crystal lattice phonon (fō’nŏn’) The quantum of acoustic or vibrational energy. Phonons, like all quanta in quantum […]