voice box

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n voice box a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
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Usage

In literature:

Herman sang at the top of his voice, and danced, and pounded his feet against the wagon box.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
The man mounted the box, and in a powerful but not very musical voice began to sing a hymn full of cowboy slang.
"The Spirit of Sweetwater" by Hamlin Garland
Herman sang at the top of his voice, and danced, and pounded his feet against the wagon box.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
A terrible voice in the hall cried, 'Bring down Master Scrooge's box, there!
"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
Presently a note of distress was evident in her voice, and Israel Kensky rose up and took the box from her hand.
"The Book of All-Power" by Edgar Wallace
My thoughts were interrupted by the voice of my father, who had just landed with a boat-load of bales and boxes.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851" by Various
From that box the voice seemed to have originated.
"The Eternal Wall" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
A VOICE FROM THE OMNIBUS-BOX.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
The Old Shool in Kabtzonivke had been like a little box for his voice.
"Yiddish Tales" by Various
He bent his head further over the box, but it was Sandy's voice which confirmed his worst fears.
"Ross Grant Tenderfoot" by John Garland
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In poetry:

His motor bike was painted like
A postal box of ed.
'Twas gay to view . . . "We bought it new,"
A voice beside me said.
"Our little bit we blew on it
The day that we were wed.
"Rivera Honeymoon" by Robert W Service

In news:

Iraqis make their voices heard at the ballot box.
(FORTUNE Magazine) – IN A DIMLY LIT ROOM crammed with piles of black boxes and tangles of colored wires, a young scientist is talking to his computer screen in a loud voice as if it were a slightly deaf friend.
In its second week of release, 'Puss In Boots,' the Antonio Banderas-voiced swashbuckling feline from the 'Shrek' franchise, pulled in $33 million in milk money to again take the top spot at the box office this weekend.
Produced & Maintained by Idaho Mountain Express, Box 1013, Ketchum, ID 83340-1013 208.726.8060 Voice 208.726.2329 Fax.
'The Voice' Recap: Thinking Outside the Heart-Shaped Box.
Nirvana's ' Heart-Shaped Box' Performed on NBC's 'The Voice' by Lindsey Pavao and Lee Koch.
IN an early scene of Wayne Wang's new movie, "Chinese Box," which was filmed on location in Hong Kong last year during the final months of 156 years of British rule, a woman's voice rises from the crowd on a bustling street.
The condition is officially known as laryngitis (LAIR-IN-JITE-IS), and is merely an irritation or inflammation of the voice box and vocal cords.
New York voters make their voices heard at the ballot boxes despite last minute polling station changes.
Navy divers working late into the night found the two black boxes, the flight data and cockpit voice recorders.
At the Speed of Ten Machines, by Voice Box .
Woman Speaks Again After Voice Box Transplant.
The dealership 's phone number leads to a voice mail box that is full.
I lend my voice to folks the likes of Kit Kat, Papa John's, Jack In The Box and Dish Network so who am I to judge Chris Barnes for taking a couple of bones to be in a commercial for a car dealership.
Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Volunteer Mitchell Nebrosky of Halifax sits in a cardboard box on the King's College campus lawn Monday during Hunger for Justice Week.
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In science:

After checking the enable to active the voice commands, per example to lunch internet explorer application user uses saying “internet ”, immediately a confirmation dialog box appear on which the saying command will be written (See Figure 3).
A Prototype System for Controlling a Computer by Head Movements and Voice Commands
Voicing, or the phonatory process, occurs when air is expelled from the lungs through the glottis (the space between the vocal folds), creating a pressure drop across the larynx (also commonly called the voice box or vocal tract which houses the vocal folds).
Music in Terms of Science
In the “Welcome” page user provides login and password in appropriate text boxes and confirms this operation, clicking on button “Submit”. For high privileged users system will ask to provide biometric characteristic (voice).
Software Design Document, Testing, and Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS - a Team 1 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
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