Definition of Implosive

1. a. Formed by implosion.



Definition of Implosive

1. Adjective. Formed by implosion. ¹

2. Noun. (phonetics) An implosive sound; an implodent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Implosive

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Implosive

imploration
implorator
implorators
imploratory
implore
implored
implorer
implorers
implores
imploring
imploringly
imploringness
implosion
implosion therapy
implosions
implosive (current term)
implosive therapy
implosively
implosiveness
implosives
imploy
imployed
imploying
imployment
imploys
implumed
implunge
implunged
implunges
implunging

Literary usage of Implosive

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1. A Short Comparative Grammar of English and German, as Traced Back to Their by Victor Henry (1894)
"In such a group as appa, if the two p's are pronounced, the first is implosive (uttered by closing the mouth after it has been opened for the emission of ..."

2. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"When we have to do with other words containing an implosive liquid /-!/ the outcomes seem to be most irregular. In the case of cumbre, empujo, and azufre, ..."

3. A Short Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin for Schools and Colleges by Victor Henry (1892)
"1 Thug, in a group like appa, the two p's being pronounced, the first is closed or implosive, the second explosive. In the corresponding group abba, ..."

4. Architecture Goes Wild by Kas Oosterhuis (2002)
"Artificial intuition Building is implosive. ... the engineering of the intuitive implosive concept, to slip from their grasp. ..."

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