vocalisation

World English Dictionary
vocalize or vocalise (ˈvəʊkəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to express with or use the voice; articulate (a speech, song, etc)
2.  (tr) to make vocal or articulate
3.  (tr) phonetics
 a.  to articulate (a speech sound) with voice
 b.  to change (a consonant) into a vowel
4.  another word for vowelize
5.  (intr) to sing a melody on a vowel, etc
 
vocalise or vocalise
 
vb
 
vocali'zation or vocalise
 
n
 
vocali'sation or vocalise
 
n
 
'vocalizer or vocalise
 
n
 
'vocaliser or vocalise
 
n

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vocalisation

noun
the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract; "a singer takes good care of his voice"; "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations" [syn: voice
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