Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered considered as possessing some special quality or character; as, the human voice; a pleasant voice; a low voice.
Sound of the kind or quality heard in speech or song in the consonants b, v, d, etc., and in the vowels; sonant, or intonated, utterance; tone; -- distinguished from mere breath sound as heard in f, s, sh, etc., and also whisper.
The tone or sound emitted by anything.
The faculty or power of utterance; as, to cultivate the voice.
To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.
To utter with sonant or vocal tone; to pronounce with a narrowed glottis and rapid vibrations of the vocal cords; to speak above a whisper.
To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.
Bird voice is extremely complex and varied. Most birds sing to identify territories, and may also give shorter callnotes for communication or to express alarm. Check out Voices for more information.
Authentication – Technology that uses spoken words or phrases. Systems typically measure the dynamics of user annunciation. The physical construction of an individuals vocal chords, palate, teeth, sinus cavities and mouth all impact our speech characteristics. In automated voice verification systems, background noise is filtered out to focus on key features. Samples are typically acquired using a telephone handset or PC microphones. Popular applications include: Network Access, Password reset, Financial Services (Phone banking, etc.), Physical Access Control, and E-Commerce. Wolves - In voice authentication applications, "Wolves" are speakers who are exceptionally successful at impersonating others.
(1) The set of parameters that specify a particular quality of synthesized speech. A voice is designed to work with a particular speech synthesizer. (2) A sampled sound played at varying rates to produce a number of different pitches or notes See also: instrument
A term used to describe a synthesizer pitch or sound that can be played simultaneously with other pitches or sounds
Voice in phonetics is technically the vibration contributed to speech by allowing flaps in the larynx known as vocal cords to rapidly open and shut as air passes through them. Presence or absence of voice is then a distinctive feature that separates voiced sounds like the /d/ of dime from unvoiced sounds like the /t/ of time.
the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech; "A shrill voice sounded behind us"
the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract; "a singer takes good care of his voice"; "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"
a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance; "the noisy voice of the waterfall"; "the incessant voices of the artillery"
something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression; "the wee small voice of conscience"; "the voice of experience"; "he said his voices told him to do it"
(metonymy) a singer; "he wanted to hear trained voices sing it"
the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part"
utter with vibrating vocal chords
a set of characteristics defined in parameters that specify a particular quality of speech
a single sound produced by the adapter
a succession of single notes, such as a melody that a person can sing
(music) individual part in a piece of music. In vocal music these voices may be categorized as soprano (S), alto (A), tenor (T), bass (B). These categories represent singing ranges from high to low. Vocal music is often arranged assigning each of these four voice ranges an individual part. Such arrangements are called "SATB" arrangements. Other possible arrangements for voice can include SA, SSA, SAB, TTBB, etc.
any one of the melodic lines formed by the flow of the music. The bass line and the melody form the two outer voices, and the tones in between may, to a greater or lesser extent, form melodic lines of their own called inner voices.
the sound produced in humans when air passes over the vocal cords, making them vibrate. The most common singing voice parts are soprano, alto, tenor, and bass (SATB).
a writerâ€™s development of distinctive characteristics and idiosyncrasies of language use that make his or her writing as easily recognizable as the inflections, tone, and pronunciation of speech that make a personâ€™s vocalized speech patterns distinctive
Term used to describe speech communication over a network.
sound produced by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract.
1) In synthesizers, a pitch that can be played at the same tine as other pitches are sounded. 2) In Yamaha synthesizers, a term meaning the same thing as Sound Patch (one sound that can be created by the synthesizer).
The sound selected on a digital piano, eg. grand piano.
the Western musical tradition has four basic voices: bass - the lowest of male voice. tenor - the highest male voice. alto - the lowest female voice. soprano - the highest female voice. woodcut - a print made by carving a raised design on a block of wood cut along the grain, applying ink to the raised surfaces, and printing from these.
A technique used in dramatic presentation – it has various aspects such as: Loudness Clarity Emphasis Pace Pause Pitch Rhythm Tone
A sample of types of instruments in different uses to use as templates for generated sound effects and music. The pitch, speed, and volume of voices can be modified for clarity.
Anything that can be transferred on a POTS network, namely any signal that fits on a 3.1 kHz-bandwidth channel. Voice can consist of voiceband-modulated data or facsimile signals or human speech.
A sound-producing component inside the SID chip. There are three voices within the SID chip, so the Commodore 128 can produce three different sounds simultaneously. Each voice consists of a tone oscillator/waveform generator, an envelope generator and an amplitude modulator.
May be categorized as soprano (S), alto (A), tenor (T), or bass (B), representing singing ranges from high to low; music is often arranged in SATB form as well as SA, SSA, SAB, TTBB, and so on. Other intermediate voices include mezzo-soprano, contralto, and baritone.
any vocal utterance made by human beings
The external phonatory output of the vocal tract.
(1) An element of synthesizer circuitry capable of producing a note. The polyphonic capability of a synthesizer is defined by how many voices it has. See polyphony. (2) In Yamaha synthesizers, a patch (sound).
To dream of hearing voices, denotes pleasant reconciliations, if they are calm and pleasing; high-pitched and angry voices, signify disappointments and unfavorable situations. To hear weeping voices, shows that sudden anger will cause you to inflict injury upon a friend. If you hear the voice of God, you will make a noble effort to rise higher in unselfish and honorable principles, and will justly hold the admiration of high-minded people. For a mother to hear the voice of her child, is a sign of approaching misery, perplexity and grievous doubts. To hear the voice of distress, or a warning one calling to you, implies your own serious misfortune or that of some one close to you. If the voice is recognized, it is often ominous of accident or illness, which may eliminate death or loss.
In phonetics, voice or voicing is one of the three major parameters used to describe a sound. It is usually treated as a binary parameter with sounds being described as either voiceless (unvoiced) or voiced, although in fact there can be degrees of voicing (see below).
Voice is the title of the sixth solo music recording/album of singer Alison Moyet. It is a covers album, though not a typical one for a singer such as Moyet; the tracks chosen are slow-tempo, classic songs from a number of different genres, designed to showcase the singer's voice.