labialize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v labialize pronounce with rounded lips
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Labialize (Phonetics) To modify by contraction of the lip opening.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • labialize To make labial; give a labial character to; change to utterance with the lips.
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Usage

In literature:

The labial appendages of the Hottentot female have been celebrated for many years.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The formation of the naso-labial fold on the cheeks likewise follows from the drawing up of the upper lip.
"The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals" by Charles Darwin
He said as much, and what he said was punctuated labially.
"The Wolf's Long Howl" by Stanley Waterloo
STEMS IN A LABIAL MUTE (p).
"New Latin Grammar" by Charles E. Bennett
Olive, beneath pale olive, vertebral scales darker, slightly spotted; labial shield pale, dark edged.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
Then (said I) a labial letter can not symboliz a guttural syllab.
"Of the Orthographie and Congruitie of the Britan Tongue" by Alexander Hume
He scatters labials, dentals, and gutturals in all directions.
"Talks on Talking" by Grenville Kleiser
Both have 1-1 preoculars, 1-1 postoculars, 1-2 temporals, 6-6 upper labials, and 5-5 lower labials.
"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México" by William E. Duellman
Variation in Contact of the Prefrontals and the Labials in 243 Specimens of Tantilla gracilis.
"Morphological Variation in a Population of the Snake, Tantilla gracilis Baird and Girard" by Laurence M. Hardy
As with the other moths of the family, its labial palpi are very long.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
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In poetry:

The labial sacrifice, O Lord! receive,
Which now, to thee, we for thy mercies give;
Because so fully, whenso-e'er they need,
Thou, with thy creatures, dost thy servants feed!
"Another Grace, After Meat" by Rees Prichard

In news:

This labial saturation in modern comedy is probably the cause of James Wolcott's Vanity Fair essay on how men in cinema can no longer have strong phalli…just limp dicks.
Estos nuevos brillos labiales/linternas son lo último en el mundo de la belleza.
Lo último en brillo labial .
CASE REPORT Eruption of a Labially Impacted Canine Using a Closed-Flap Technique and Orthodontic Wire Traction.
New developments in facial implants have made it easier than ever to augment the nasal labial fold, also known as the buccolabial (byou-koh-LAY-bee-uhl) fold, which is the groove that runs from your nose to the corner of your mouth.
People with less prominent cheekbones tend to have deeper nasal labial folds.
If a labial frenulum, tissue that attaches the middle of the upper lip to the gum, passes between the incisors, it can keep them from closing.
Seen any labial furrows lately.
Now, Day says, to make nasal-labial folds retreat in the most natural-looking way, she prefers to add a tiny bit of volume to the cheeks (using Radiesse, Perlane, or Juvéderm Ultra Plus) instead of the wrinkles .
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In science:

One such example is #20: labial-velars implies no uvulars.4 It turns out that labial-velars are most common in Africa just north of the equator, which is also a place that has very few uvulars (there are a handful of other examples, mostly in Papua New Guinea).
A Bayesian Model for Discovering Typological Implications
Labial-velars and uvulars are rare consonants (order 100 languages).
A Bayesian Model for Discovering Typological Implications
Labial-velars are joined sounds like /kp/ and /gb/ (to English speakers, sounding like chicken noises); uvulars sounds are made in the back of the throat, like snoring.
A Bayesian Model for Discovering Typological Implications
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