Search Result for "vocalism":
1. the system of vowels used in a particular language;
[syn: vowel system, vocalism]
2. the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract;
- Example: "a singer takes good care of his voice"
- Example: "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"
[syn: voice, vocalization, vocalisation, vocalism, phonation, vox]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Vocalism \Vo"cal*ism\ (v[=o]"kal*[i^]z'm), n. 1. The exercise of the vocal organs; vocalization. [1913 Webster] 2. A vocalic sound. [R.] [1913 Webster]