Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a symbol (‘) used in the writing of Greek to indicate that the initial vowel over which it is placed is unaspirated.
smooth breathing
(in Greek) the sign (᾿) placed over an initial vowel, indicating that (in ancient Greek) it was not pronounced with an h Compare rough breathing


Read Also:

  • Smooth-collie

    noun 1. a breed of short-haired collie with a smooth, thick coat.

  • Smooth diet

    smooth diet n. A diet containing little roughage.

  • Smooth-dogfish

    noun 1. any of several requiem sharks having no spines in front of the dorsal fin, especially Mustelus canis, ranging along the American coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Smoothen

    verb (used with or without object) 1. to make or become smooth. verb 1. to make or become smooth

Disclaimer: Smooth-breathing definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.