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, in the meaning defined above

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“Suction stop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suction%20stop. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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