suction stop

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of suction stop was in 1887

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“Suction stop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suction%20stop. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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