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Definition of "vocalization" []

  • The act of vocalizing or something vocalized; a vocal utterance (noun)
  • Any specific mode of utterance; pronunciation (noun)
  • The use of speech to express an idea (noun)
  • The production of musical sounds using the voice, especially as an exercise (noun)
  • In Arabic and Hebrew - supplying the vowels (diacritics), normally not written to show the correct pronunciation, used in dictionaries, children's books, religious texts and textbooks for learners. Arabic terms: tashkiil (تشكيل), taHriik (تحريك) - (action of supplying the vowel points) , also known as ḥarakāt (حركات — the singular is ḥaraka حركة) - (the diacritical marks), Hebrew term: ניקוד nikud. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vocalization" in a sentence
  • ""Even before it is born, we want the calf to have an idea of what normal dolphin vocalization is," Lingenfelser said."
  • "I don't refer to their vocalization, which is distinctly unmusical for a songbird, and is frequently described as close to the unpleasant sound of a very rusty hinge."
  • "There appear greater discrepancies in vocalization, which is not to be wondered at, for at that time the marking of vowels was not known."