• WordNet 3.6
    • v vowelize pronounce as a vowel "between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The words "abstemioius," and "facetious" both have all the five vowels in them in order
    • v. t Vowelize To give the quality, sound, or office of a vowel to.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Out of all the eight letter words in the English language, only one has only one vowel in it: "strength"
    • vowelize To insert vowel-signs in, as in Semitic words or shorthand forms written primarily with consonants only.
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In literature:

K is never doubled; but c is used before it to shorten the vowel by a double consonant, as cockle, pickle.
"A Grammar of the English Tongue" by Samuel Johnson
Perhaps the short vowel is due to its passage through French.
"Society for Pure English Tract 4" by John Sargeaunt
The peoples of the Euphrates stopped halfway, and admitted actual letters for the vowel sounds a, i, and u only.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 3 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
Behead again, and leave a vowel.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Nov 1877-Nov 1878" by Various
They were branded with the vowels of his name.
"The Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 12, 1884" by Various
She pursed up her lips, and gave a most fascinating little nip to her vowels, which, as a rule, she sounded short.
"The Debtor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Teach one vowel at a time by combining with the known consonants.
"How to Teach Phonics" by Lida M. Williams
In the first three a short vowel ends the syllable, in the last the short vowel is followed by a final consonant.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
Lastly, the human voice in various pitches, volumes, distances, and vowels.
"What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know" by John Dutton Wright
The turtle-dove has a way of gurgling the soft vowels "oo" in the throat.
"Nature Near London" by Richard Jefferies

In poetry:

And daydawn brows, whereover hung
The twilight of dark locks: wild birds,
Her lips, that spoke the rose's tongue
Of fragrance-voweled words.
"The Garden Of Dreams" by Madison Julius Cawein
Pa and Mummie went like that,
So when tourist takes his stand,
On his Borsolino hat
Soft as whispered love I land;
Then with cooing liquid vowels
I . . . evacuate my bowls.
"The Pigeons Of St. Marks" by Robert W Service
Tones that were fashioned when the faith brooded in darkness,
Joined with sonorous vowels in the noble Latin,
Now are married with the long-drawn Ojibwa,
Uncouth and mournful.
"Night Hymns On Lake Nipigon" by Duncan Campbell Scott
The butterfly and forest-bird
Are huddled on the same gnarled bough,
From which, like some rain-voweled word
That dampness hoarsely utters now,
The tree-toad's voice is vaguely heard.
"Rain In The Woods" by Madison Julius Cawein
And here my tawny Comrades laugh, and reach
Warm hands of mine-the dear brown hands I knew-
With glad, glad greetings in soft-voweled speech,
From hearts that have remembered and been true.
"At Anchor" by Ina Donna Coolbrith
Vowelled talking water, mimicking her voice--
O how she promised she'd surely come to-day!
There she comes! she comes at last! O heart of mine rejoice--
Nothing but a flight of birds winging on their way.
"Broken Tryst" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

Northern vowels on the move.
Jefferson County Presiding Circuit Judge Scott Vowell gives the state's mean-spirited immigration law another blow.
Chips That End in a Vowel.
The composition features the Young People's Chorus delivering vowels, South Indian rhythmic and tabla syllables, and a universal prayer as the text.
One of my all-time favorite books is Assassination Vacation, by Sarah Vowell.
Two four-letter states, each with lots of vowels, confounded this editor.
OMG, is the death of vowels nigh .
Labov & MacNeil The two language veterans chat about vowel change.
Steve Elci performs "The Vowel Song" and talks about his transition from pop rock to children's music with an edge.
On Tuesday, Nov 13 police responded to a report of simple assault at Vowell's.
That growly, barky delivery, those foot-draggy Southwestern vowels, the world-weary sighs.
Sarah Vowell is the young liberal professional's answer to Andy Rooney.
Can I buy a vowel and the wheel.
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Marzen Pat, I'd like to buy a vowel please.
When it comes to the Blues I have heard plenty but Josh Vowell and The Rumble are an incredible array of talent.

In science:

Tense Celex-vowels not only correspond This change is also described by both top ten Brill and C5.0 rules.
Meta-Learning for Phonemic Annotation of Corpora
The best performing ~M is derived from NB, which performs better than BestCV in seven datasets but signi(cid:12)cantly worse in two (Waveform and Vowel).
Issues in Stacked Generalization
Also the importance can be calculated significantly faster by rFerns than by randomForest, and the gain increases with the size of the set. rFerns is least e(cid:27)ective for sets which require large depths of the fern — in case of Vowel and Vehicle sets it was even slower than Random forest.
Random ferns method implementation for the general-purpose machine learning
This paper develops an improved method of surrogate data testing (a formal hypothesis test), and thereby demonstrates more reliable experimental evidence that the assumptions of Gaussian linear prediction of speech time series cannot explain all the dynamics of real, normal vowel speech time series.
Testing the assumptions of linear prediction analysis in normal vowels
By this method, Tokuda et al. (2001) detected deterministic nonlinear structure in the intercycle dynamics of several Japanese vowels using a specic phase-space nonlinear statistic and spike-and-wave surrogates.
Testing the assumptions of linear prediction analysis in normal vowels