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Fricative

Fric´a`tive
a.1.(Phon.) Produced by the friction or rustling of the breath, intonated or unintonated, through a narrow opening between two of the mouth organs; uttered through a close approach, but not with a complete closure, of the organs of articulation, and hence capable of being continued or prolonged; - said of certain consonantal sounds, as f, v, s, z, etc.
Noun1.fricative - a continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract
Adj.1.fricative - of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
Synonyms: sibilant, spirant
sibilant, soft, spirant
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Friar's cap
Friar's cowl
friar's lantern
friar's-cowl
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Friary
Friation
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Fribbling
Friborg
Fricace
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Frication
-- Fricative --
fricative consonant
Fricatrice
FRICC
Frick
Frickle
Friction
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friction clutch
Friction drop hammer
friction feed
Friction fuze
Friction gear
Friction machine
friction match
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