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[ploh-siv] /ˈploʊ sɪv/ Phonetics

(of a stop consonant or occlusive) characterized by release in a ; explosive.
Also called explosive. a plosive speech sound.
articulated with or accompanied by plosion
a plosive consonant; stop

type of consonantal sound, 1899, from explosive. As an adjective from 1909.


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