Definition of Alveolars

1. Noun. (plural of alveolar) ¹



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Definition of Alveolars

1. alveolar [n] - See also: alveolar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alveolars

alveolar resorption
alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma
alveolar rhabdosarcoma
alveolar ridge
alveolar ridge augmentation
alveolar sac
alveolar septum
alveolar soft part sarcoma
alveolar supporting bone
alveolar ventilation
alveolar yoke
alveolarisation
alveolarization
alveolarizations
alveolarly
alveolars (current term)
alveolary
alveolate
alveolates
alveole
alveolectomy
alveoles
alveoli
alveoli pulmonis
alveoliform
alveolingual
alveolitis
alveolo-
alveolo-palatal
alveolobuccal groove

Literary usage of Alveolars

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1900)
"It is also framed against the ridge of the alveolars; so that the inner passage widens immediately into non-frictional dimensions. ..."

2. Introduction to the Science of Language by Archibald Henry Sayce (1880)
"... the alveolar / with the edge of the tongue laid against the alveolars; the dental or interdental / in which the flattened surface of the tongue fills up ..."

3. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"I might note that in the case of the alveolars, my attempt at pronunciation with the blade in ... Of the four laterals, the two alveolars are *anci-. ..."

4. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"I might note that in the case of the alveolars, my attempt at pronunciation with the blade in contact ... Of the four laterals, the two alveolars are •and-. ..."

5. Harvard African Studies by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology African Dept (1922)
"... h labials: m Nasals alveolars: n palatals: n The consonants q, p, t, d, ( are not plosives in the most ..."

6. Northern English: Phonetics, Grammar, Texts by Richard John Lloyd (1899)
"... against the outer slope of the alveolars. This leaves a small intra-dental cavity of very high, shrill resonance, in front of the inner tube. ..."

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