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Overview of noun fricative

The noun fricative has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. fricative consonant, fricative, spirant

(a continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract)


Overview of adj fricative

The adj fricative has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. fricative, continuant, sibilant, spirant, strident

(of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then'))

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