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continuant


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Continuant  \Con*tin"u*ant\,  a. 
  Continuing;  prolonged;  sustained;  as  a  continuant  sound.  -- 
  n.  A  continuant  sound;  a  letter  whose  sound  may  be  prolonged. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  continuant 
  n  :  consonant  articulated  by  constricting  (but  not  closing)  the 
  vocal  tract  [syn:  {continuant  consonant}]  [ant:  {stop 
  consonant}] 




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