plosive

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

plosive (plural plosives)

  1. (phonetics) Sound produced from opening a previously closed oral passage; for example, when pronouncing the sound /p/ in "pug".

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Adjective[edit]

plosive (comparative more plosive, superlative most plosive)

  1. (phonetics) Produced in this way.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

plosive f (plural plosives)

  1. plosive

Adjective[edit]

plosive

  1. feminine form of plosif