voicing

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Etymology 1Edit

From voice +‎ -ing.

VerbEdit

voicing

  1. present participle of voice

Etymology 2Edit

From voice +‎ -ing.

NounEdit

voicing (plural voicings)

  1. (music) The final regulation of the pitch and tone of any sound-producing entity, especially of an organ or similar musical instrument.
  2. (music) A particular arrangement of notes to form a chord.
  3. (phonetics) The articulatory process in which the vocal cords vibrate.
  4. (phonetics, phonology) A classification of speech sounds that tend to be associated with vocal cord vibration.
  5. (phonology) A phonological process that turns a voiceless sound into a voiced one.
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