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Meaning of SIBILATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound
  2. [n]  a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
 

SIBILATION is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: assibilation, hiss, hissing
 
 See Also: noise, pronunciation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sib`i*la"tion\, n. [L. sibilatio.]
Utterance with a hissing sound; also, the sound itself; a
hiss.

      He, with a long, low sibilation, stared. --Tennyson.

 

 

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