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on-glide

[on-glahyd, awn-] /ˈɒnˌglaɪd, ˈɔn-/
noun, Phonetics
1.
a transitional sound produced by the vocal organs in moving from an inactive position or a previous sound to the articulatory position necessary for producing a following sound.
Compare off-glide (def 1).
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for onglide

on-glide

noun
1.
(phonetics) a glide immediately preceding a speech sound, for which the articulators are taking position Compare off-glide
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