Definitions for: Vocalization

[n] the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
[n] the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract; "a singer takes good care of his voice"; "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"

Webster (1913) Definition: Vo`cal*i*za"tion, n.
1. The act of vocalizing, or the state of being vocalized.

2. The formation and utterance of vocal sounds.

Synonyms: phonation, utterance, vocalisation, voice, vox

See Also: auditory communication, call, communication, croak, croaking, cry, exclaiming, exclamation, expletive, exultation, groan, growling, howl, howling, jubilation, laugh, laughter, moan, outcry, paging, phone, profanity, pronunciation, rasp, rasping, rejoicing, roll call, shout, sigh, singing voice, sleep talking, snarl, somniloquism, somniloquy, sound, speaking, speech, speech production, speech sound, splutter, sputter, suspiration, ululation, vociferation, voice over, yell

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