A sound produced by the mouth in such as way as to temporarily block the passage of the air, eg. a [p].
(also called a stop): a sound made by complete closure in the vocal tract e.g. the beginnings of "pot", "born", "tea", "dark", "cup", "gate".
A speech sound made by blocking the air-stream completely with the tongue or lips, allowing the air to burst out after a brief moment, as in English /t/ tea or /b/ bee. See VOICE ONSET TIME.
a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
produced by complete closure of the oral passage and subsequent release with a burst of air (as `p' and `d' in `pit' or `dog')
a little bit of language that pops out of your mouth and draws attention to itself
a "P" ,"T" or a "K" sound that causes you to build up air pressure in your mouth and forcefully pronounce the sound
a "stopper" in language
A consonant whose articulation is characterised by a complete closure of the vocal tract. See continuant.
Sounds in speech such as "b, p" that generate a lot of wind noise when spoken, causing a pop sound if the microphone is to close. A windscreen can help avoid and minimize plosives.
The sound pop that occurs when people speak the p or b sound into the microphone without a pop stopper. Also called a stop.
A speech sound produced by suddenly initiating or stopping bursts of air. Examples of plosives are "b," "d," "t" and "g."