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plo·sive / ˈplōsiv/ Phonet. • adj. denoting a consonant that is produced by stopping the airflow using the lips, teeth, or palate, followed by a sudden release of air. • n. a plosive speech sound. The basic plosives in English are t, k, and p (voiceless) and d, g, and b (voiced).

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PLOSIVE

PLOSIVE. In PHONETICS, a stop CONSONANT that is released quickly, with a brief explosive sound known as a release burst. English voiceless plosives, such as /p, t, k/, are often followed by aspiration, particularly in IrE. The process is known as plosion. See ARTICULATION.

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plosive

plosive (phon.) stop consonant. XX. — F.

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plosive

plosiveimpassive, massive, passive •expansive •aggressive, compressive, concessive, degressive, depressive, digressive, excessive, expressive, impressive, obsessive, oppressive, possessive, progressive, recessive, regressive, repressive, retrogressive, successive, transgressive •reflexive •apprehensive, coextensive, comprehensive, defensive, expensive, extensive, intensive, offensive, ostensive, pensive, suspensive •counteroffensive •abrasive, evasive, invasive, persuasive, pervasive •adhesive, cohesive •missive, omissive, permissive, submissive •decisive, derisive, divisive, incisive •irresponsive, responsive •corrosive, explosive, implosive, plosive •abusive, allusive, collusive, conclusive, conducive, delusive, diffusive, effusive, elusive, exclusive, illusive, inclusive, intrusive, obtrusive, preclusive, reclusive, seclusive •percussive •compulsive, convulsive, impulsive, propulsive, repulsive •purposive •coercive, cursive, excursive, subversive

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