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Definition of Consonant

Consonant a. means: Having agreement; congruous; consistent; according; -- usually followed by with or to.

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Consonant a. means: Having agreement; congruous; consistent; according; -- usually followed by with or to.

Meaning of Consonant

Consonant (a.) means: Having agreement; congruous; consistent; according; -- usually followed by with or to.

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Consonant (a.): harmonizing together; accordant; as, consonant tones, consonant chords.

Lytta (n.): A fibrous and muscular band lying within the longitudinal axis of the tongue in many mammals, as the dog. M () M, the thirteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant, and from the manner of its formation, is called the labio-nasal consonant. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 178-180, 242.

Glide (n.): A transitional sound in speech which is produced by the changing of the mouth organs from one definite position to another, and with gradual change in the most frequent cases; as in passing from the begining to the end of a regular diphthong, or from vowel to consonant or consonant to vowel in a syllable, or from one component to the other of a double or diphthongal consonant (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 19, 161, 162). Also (by Bell and others), the vanish (or brief final element) or the brief initial element, in a class of diphthongal vowels, or the brief final or initial part of some consonants (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 18, 97, 191).

Rhyme (n.): Correspondence of sound in the terminating words or syllables of two or more verses, one succeeding another immediately or at no great distance. The words or syllables so used must not begin with the same consonant, or if one begins with a vowel the other must begin with a consonant. The vowel sounds and accents must be the same, as also the sounds of the final consonants if there be any.

Eysell (n.): Same as Eisel. F () F is the sixth letter of the English alphabet, and a nonvocal consonant. Its form and sound are from the Latin. The Latin borrowed the form from the Greek digamma /, which probably had the value of English w consonant. The form and value of Greek letter came from the Phoenician, the ultimate source being probably Egyptian. Etymologically f is most closely related to p, k, v, and b; as in E. five, Gr. pe`nte; E. wolf, L. lupus, Gr. ly`kos; E. fox, vixen ; fragile, break; fruit, brook, v. t.; E. bear, L. ferre. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 178, 179, 188, 198, 230.

Consonant (a.): Having like sounds.

Consonantize (v. t.): To change into, or use as, a consonant.

Labial (a.): Articulated, as a consonant, mainly by the lips, as b, p, m, w.

Consonant (a.): Having agreement; congruous; consistent; according; -- usually followed by with or to.

Uzema (n.): A Burman measure of twelve miles. V () V, the twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. V and U are only varieties of the same character, U being the cursive form, while V is better adapted for engraving, as in stone. The two letters were formerly used indiscriminately, and till a comparatively recent date words containing them were often classed together in dictionaries and other books of reference (see U). The letter V is from the Latin alphabet, where it was used both as a consonant (about like English w) and as a vowel. The Latin derives it from it from a form (V) of the Greek vowel / (see Y), this Greek letter being either from the same Semitic letter as the digamma F (see F), or else added by the Greeks to the alphabet which they took from the Semitic. Etymologically v is most nearly related to u, w, f, b, p; as in vine, wine; avoirdupois, habit, have; safe, save; trover, troubadour, trope. See U, F, etc.

Accordant (a.): Agreeing; consonant; harmonious; corresponding; conformable; -- followed by with or to.

Concordant (a.): Agreeing; correspondent; harmonious; consonant.

Absonant (a.): Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to consonant.

Inconsonant (a.): Not consonant or agreeing; inconsistent; discordant.

Consonantal (a.): Of the nature of a consonant; pertaining to consonants.

Consonantness (n.): The quality or condition of being consonant, agreeable, or consistent.

Consonantly (adv.): In a consonant, consistent, or congruous manner; agreeably.

Harmonical (a.): Concordant; musical; consonant; as, harmonic sounds.

Ecthlipsis (n.): The dropping out or suppression from a word of a consonant, with or without a vowel.

Harmonious (a.): Vocally or musically concordant; agreeably consonant; symphonious.

Uniform (a.): Of the same form with others; agreeing with each other; conforming to one rule or mode; consonant.

Assonant (a.): Pertaining to the peculiar species of rhyme called assonance; not consonant.

Unaccountable (a.): Not to be accounted for; inexplicable; not consonant with reason or rule; strange; mysterious.

Semivowel (n.): A sound intermediate between a vowel and a consonant, or partaking of the nature of both, as in the English w and y.

Shut (a.): Cut off sharply and abruptly by a following consonant in the same syllable, as the English short vowels, /, /, /, /, /, always are.

Open (a.): Uttered, as a consonant, with the oral passage simply narrowed without closure, as in uttering s.

Aspirate (n.): An elementary sound produced by the breath alone; a surd, or nonvocal consonant; as, f, th in thin, etc.

Resolution (n.): The passing of a dissonant into a consonant chord by the rising or falling of the note which makes the discord.

Com- (): A prefix from the Latin preposition cum, signifying with, together, in conjunction, very, etc. It is used in the form com- before b, m, p, and sometimes f, and by assimilation becomes col- before l, cor- before r, and con- before any consonant except b, h, l, m, p, r, and w. Before a vowel com- becomes co-; also before h, w, and sometimes before other consonants.

Concord (n.): An agreeable combination of tones simultaneously heard; a consonant chord; consonance; harmony.

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Meaning of Consonant

Consonant means: harmonizing together; accordant; as, consonant tones, consonant chords.

Meaning of Lytta

Lytta means: A fibrous and muscular band lying within the longitudinal axis of the tongue in many mammals, as the dog. M () M, the thirteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant, and from the manner of its formation, is called the labio-nasal consonant. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 178-180, 242.

Meaning of Glide

Glide means: A transitional sound in speech which is produced by the changing of the mouth organs from one definite position to another, and with gradual change in the most frequent cases; as in passing from the begining to the end of a regular diphthong, or from vowel to consonant or consonant to vowel in a syllable, or from one component to the other of a double or diphthongal consonant (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 19, 161, 162). Also (by Bell and others), the vanish (or brief final element) or the brief initial element, in a class of diphthongal vowels, or the brief final or initial part of some consonants (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 18, 97, 191).

Meaning of Rhyme

Rhyme means: Correspondence of sound in the terminating words or syllables of two or more verses, one succeeding another immediately or at no great distance. The words or syllables so used must not begin with the same consonant, or if one begins with a vowel the other must begin with a consonant. The vowel sounds and accents must be the same, as also the sounds of the final consonants if there be any.

Meaning of Eysell

Eysell means: Same as Eisel. F () F is the sixth letter of the English alphabet, and a nonvocal consonant. Its form and sound are from the Latin. The Latin borrowed the form from the Greek digamma /, which probably had the value of English w consonant. The form and value of Greek letter came from the Phoenician, the ultimate source being probably Egyptian. Etymologically f is most closely related to p, k, v, and b; as in E. five, Gr. pe`nte; E. wolf, L. lupus, Gr. ly`kos; E. fox, vixen ; fragile, break; fruit, brook, v. t.; E. bear, L. ferre. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 178, 179, 188, 198, 230.

Meaning of Consonant

Consonant means: Having like sounds.

Meaning of Consonantize

Consonantize means: To change into, or use as, a consonant.

Meaning of Labial

Labial means: Articulated, as a consonant, mainly by the lips, as b, p, m, w.

Meaning of Consonant

Consonant means: Having agreement; congruous; consistent; according; -- usually followed by with or to.

Meaning of Uzema

Uzema means: A Burman measure of twelve miles. V () V, the twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. V and U are only varieties of the same character, U being the cursive form, while V is better adapted for engraving, as in stone. The two letters were formerly used indiscriminately, and till a comparatively recent date words containing them were often classed together in dictionaries and other books of reference (see U). The letter V is from the Latin alphabet, where it was used both as a consonant (about like English w) and as a vowel. The Latin derives it from it from a form (V) of the Greek vowel / (see Y), this Greek letter being either from the same Semitic letter as the digamma F (see F), or else added by the Greeks to the alphabet which they took from the Semitic. Etymologically v is most nearly related to u, w, f, b, p; as in vine, wine; avoirdupois, habit, have; safe, save; trover, troubadour, trope. See U, F, etc.

Meaning of Accordant

Accordant means: Agreeing; consonant; harmonious; corresponding; conformable; -- followed by with or to.

Meaning of Concordant

Concordant means: Agreeing; correspondent; harmonious; consonant.

Meaning of Absonant

Absonant means: Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to consonant.

Meaning of Inconsonant

Inconsonant means: Not consonant or agreeing; inconsistent; discordant.

Meaning of Consonantal

Consonantal means: Of the nature of a consonant; pertaining to consonants.

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Meaning of Barratry

Barratry means: A fraudulent breach of duty or willful act of known illegality on the part of a master of a ship, in his character of master, or of the mariners, to the injury of the owner of the ship or cargo, and without his consent. It includes every breach of trust committed with dishonest purpose, as by running away with the ship, sinking or deserting her, etc., or by embezzling the cargo.

Meaning of Buttress

Buttress means: To support with a buttress; to prop; to brace firmly.

Meaning of Nut

Nut means: The fruit of certain trees and shrubs (as of the almond, walnut, hickory, beech, filbert, etc.), consisting of a hard and indehiscent shell inclosing a kernel.

Meaning of Stylomastoid

Stylomastoid means: Of or pertaining to the styloid and mastoid processes of the temporal bone.

Meaning of Weatherwiser

Weatherwiser means: Something that foreshows the weather.

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Meaning of wean

wean means: Noun. A child or baby. From wee ane (wee one). Cf. 'wee un'. [Irish/Scottish use]

Meaning of Catch My Drift?

Catch My Drift? means: get it?

Meaning of Rubbish

Rubbish means: trash, garbage

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