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plosive, occlusive, plosive speech sound, plosive consonant, stop consonant, stop
n. a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
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plosive
adj. produced by complete closure of the oral passage and subsequent release with a burst of air as in "p" and "d" in "pit" or "dog"
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velar
adj. produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate (as `k' in `cat' and `g' in `gun' and `ng' in `sing')
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continuant, continuant consonant
n. consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract
plosive
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