off-glide

off-glide

[awf-glahyd, of-]
noun Phonetics.
1.
a transitional sound produced as the vocal organs move from a previous speech sound to an inactive position or to the position of a following sound. Compare on-glide.
2.
the final, weaker part of a complex vowel, such as a diphthong, as the (i) sound of the (oi) in boy.

Origin:
1875–80

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off-glide
 
n
phonetics Compare on-glide a glide caused by the movement of the articulators away from their position in articulating the previous speech sound

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