Definition of Approximant

1. Noun. (phonetics) a consonant sound made by slightly narrowing the vocal tract, while still allowing a smooth flow of air. Liquids and glides are approximants. ¹



2. Noun. (mathematics) An approximation to the solution of a function, series, etc. ¹

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