Dictionary

suction stop

noun

Definition of SUCTION STOP

:  a voice stop in the formation of which air behind the articulation is rarefied with consequent inrush of air when articulation is broken

First Known Use of SUCTION STOP

1887

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: suction strokePrevious Word in the Dictionary: suction pumpAll Words Near: suction stop
May 25, 2015
callithump Hear it
a noisy boisterous band or parade
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears