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Definition of Neutral vowel
Neutral vowelNeutral Neu"tral, a. [L. neutralis, fr. neuter. See Neuter.]
1. Not engaged on either side; not taking part with or
assisting either of two or more contending parties;
The heart can not possibly remain neutral, but
constantly takes part one way or the other.
2. Neither good nor bad; of medium quality; middling; not
decided or pronounced.
Some things good, and some things ill, do seem, And
neutral some, in her fantastic eye. --Sir J.
3. (Biol.) Neuter. See Neuter, a., 3.
4. (Chem.) Having neither acid nor basic properties; unable
to turn red litmus blue or blue litmus red; -- said of
certain salts or other compounds. Contrasted with acid,
Neutral axis, Neutral surface (Mech.), that line or
plane, in a beam under transverse pressure, at which the
fibers are neither stretched nor compressed, or where the
longitudinal stress is zero. See Axis.
Neutral equilibrium (Mech.), the kind of equilibrium of a
body so placed that when moved slighty it neither tends to
return to its former position not depart more widely from
it, as a perfect sphere or cylinder on a horizontal plane.
Neutral salt (Chem.), a salt formed by the complete
replacement of the hydrogen in an acid or base; in the
former case by a positive or basic, in the latter by a
negative or acid, element or radical.
Neutral tint, a bluish gray pigment, used in water colors,
made by mixing indigo or other blue some warm color. the
shades vary greatly.
Neutral vowel, the vowel element having an obscure and
indefinite quality, such as is commonly taken by the vowel
in many unaccented syllables. It is regarded by some as
identical with the [u^] in up, and is called also the
natural vowel, as unformed by art and effort. See Guide
to Pronunciation, [sect] 17.
Meaning of Neutral vowel from wikipedia
- other unstressed
and toneless neutral vowel
, not necessarily
mid central, as it is often
used to represent reduced vowels
in general. In English, /ə/ is...
harmony, not all vowels
need to parti****te in the vowel
conversions; these vowels
are termed neutral
. Neutral vowels
may be opaque...
to as the neutral vowel
. Here, the vocal tract
is in its neutral state
a near perfect
tube. For other vowels
is a necessary...
- unrounded vowels
, they are considered
to be "neutral vowels
" in Hungarian vowel
harmony. Therefore, if a word contains
, neutral vowels
back unrounded vowel
/ɯ/, which, in the standard modern Turkish
alphabet, is written
as the dotless
i ⟨ı⟩. The back neutral vowel reconstructed
delimiters. A vowel
is a syllabic speech sound pronounced without
in the vocal
are one of the two prin****l...
- on the letter
for a short
or neutral vowel
such as schwa
(with ambiguity between
and that short
or neutral vowel
), or a visually unrelated
- In phonetics, schwa
is the mid central vowel
(transcribed [ə]) or similar neutral vowel
may also refer
(Cyrillic), a letter
of some Cyrillic-based...
- spreading becomes
as the height
of the vowel
increases. Open vowels
are often neutral
, i.e. neither rounded
nor spread, because
the open jaw...
- can contain
the neutral vowel
i, but only vowels
of the other
two groups. The vowel qualities
of visually separated vowels
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