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off-glide

[awf-glahyd, of-] /ˈɔfˌglaɪd, ˈɒf-/
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
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for off-glide

off-glide

noun
1.
(phonetics) a glide caused by the movement of the articulators away from their position in articulating the previous speech sound Compare on-glide
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