[ plˈə͡ʊsɪv kˈɒnsənənt], [ plˈəʊsɪv kˈɒnsənənt], [ p_l_ˈəʊ_s_ɪ_v k_ˈɒ_n_s_ə_n_ə_n_t]
Related words: voiced consonant, unvoiced consonant, plosive sounds, aspirated consonant, aspirated stop, distinctive features of plosives, voiced stop consonants
How to use "Plosive consonant" in context?
Plosives are speech sounds that are represented by the letter "p". They are made with the airstream mechanism of speech. plosive consonants are differentiated from fricative consonants by their added energy. This makes them sound forceful and sharp. They are used in words to make a sound similar to that of bumping your fists together. Some of the most common plosives are "bump", "thump", and "clap".
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