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acoustic feature

noun, Phonetics
any acoustic property of a speech sound that may be recorded and analyzed, as its fundamental frequency or formant structure.
an acoustic property that defines a class of speech sounds, especially in distinctive feature analysis, as acute, grave, or diffuse. Unabridged
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  • They are not responsible for any specific sound or acoustic feature of sounds except, possibly, accent or stress.
  • Rather, the results suggest a deficit in acoustic feature integration at higher levels of auditory sensory processing.
British Dictionary definitions for acoustic feature

acoustic feature

(phonetics) any of the acoustic components or elements present in a speech sound and capable of being experimentally observed, recorded, and reproduced
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