Definition of Subtonics

1. Noun. (plural of subtonic) ¹



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Definition of Subtonics

1. subtonic [n] - See also: subtonic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subtonics

subtitlers
subtitles
subtitling
subtle
subtlely
subtleness
subtlenesses
subtler
subtlest
subtleties
subtlety
subtly
subtone
subtones
subtonic
subtonics (current term)
subtopia
subtopian
subtopias
subtopic
subtopics
subtorrid
subtotal
subtotaled
subtotaling
subtotalled
subtotalling
subtotally
subtotals
subtract

Literary usage of Subtonics

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1. The Practical Elocutionist, Or, The Principles of Elocution Rendered Easy of by Henry Bartlett Maglathlin (1849)
"The subtonics are so called from their vocal properties being somewhat inferior to that of the tonics ; and the ..."

2. The Practical Elocutionist: Or the Principles of Elocution by Henry Bartlett Maglathlin (1850)
"The subtonics are so called from their vocal properties being somewhat inferior ... When—What—Wheel. Church—Chalk— Chain. subtonics having no correspondent ..."

3. Essentials of Public Speaking by Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood (1910)
"subtonics are tones modified by a closure or partial closure of the articulating organs. All consonants that have tone are of this class, eg b, 1, m, ng, z, ..."

4. Essentials of Public Speaking by Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood (1910)
"subtonics are tones modified by a closure or partial closure of the articulating organs. All consonants that have tone are of this class, eg b, 1, m, ng, z, ..."

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