Definition of Surd

1. Noun. A consonant produced without sound from the vocal cords.

Exact synonyms: Voiceless Consonant
Generic synonyms: Consonant



2. Adjective. Produced without vibration of the vocal cords. "Unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'"
Exact synonyms: Hard, Unvoiced, Voiceless
Similar to: Whispered
Antonyms: Voiced
Derivative terms: Voicelessness

Definition of Surd

1. a. Net having the sense of hearing; deaf.

2. n. A quantity which can not be expressed by rational numbers; thus, √2 is a surd.

Definition of Surd

1. Noun. (arithmetic) An irrational number, especially one expressed using the ? symbol. ¹

2. Noun. (linguistics) A voiceless consonant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surd

1. a voiceless speech sound [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surd

surcingles
surcingling
surcle
surcles
surcloy
surcloyed
surcloying
surcloys
surcoat
surcoated
surcoats
surculation
surculi
surculose
surculus
surd (current term)
surdiny
surdities
surdity
surds
sure
sure-enough(a)
sure-fire
sure-footed
sure-footedness
sure-handed
sure as eggs
sure as eggs is eggs
sure as shooting
sure enough

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