Definitions for "Syllable "
An elementary sound, or a combination of elementary sounds, uttered together, or with a single effort or impulse of the voice, and constituting a word or a part of a word. In other terms, it is a vowel or a diphtong, either by itself or flanked by one or more consonants, the whole produced by a single impulse or utterance. One of the liquids, l, m, n, may fill the place of a vowel in a syllable. Adjoining syllables in a word or phrase need not to be marked off by a pause, but only by such an abatement and renewal, or reënforcement, of the stress as to give the feeling of separate impulses. See Guide to Pronunciation, §275.
In writing and printing, a part of a word, separated from the rest, and capable of being pronounced by a single impulse of the voice. It may or may not correspond to a syllable in the spoken language.
To pronounce the syllables of; to utter; to articulate.
Keywords:  fork, atheos, athe, stagnant, pentium
Syllable is a fork of AtheOS. The goal of Syllable is to create a reliable and easy-to-use open source operating system for the home and small office user.
Syllable is an open source hobby operating system for Intel x86 Pentium and compatible processors. Its purpose is to create an easy-to-use desktop operating system for the home and small office user. It was forked from the stagnant Athe OS in July 2002.
Keywords:  syllepsis, syllogism
Syllepsis Syllogism
Keywords:  viiib, lexicon, ble, obvious, singing
a breath-unit ("syll-a-ble"), most obvious in singing where each syllable is a beat the marker used in the lexicon to label Transitive verbs (see VIIIb)
A small part of a sentence or discourse; anything concise or short; a particle.