point of articulation

Definition of point of articulation

: an immovable or relatively immovable part (as the upper teeth or lower lip) of the vocal tract that a more movable part (as the tongue) approaches or comes into contact with in an articulation

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“Point of articulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20of%20articulation. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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