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NOUN (1)

1. a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it;
- Example: "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
[syn: stop consonant, stop, occlusive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, plosive]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

plosive consonant n 1: a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated" [syn: stop consonant, stop, occlusive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, plosive] [ant: continuant, continuant consonant]