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vocal Saltos de línea: vocal
Pronunciación: /ˈvəʊk(ə)l/

Definición de vocal en inglés:


1Relating to the human voice: non-linguistic vocal effects like laughs and sobs
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  • It does this by filtering out sounds by frequency - usually around the normal vocal range of human voices.
  • These songs plumb the depths of vocal technique and of human emotion, and Martel demonstrated a command of her instrument which one is hard put to compare with any other singer of her calibre.
  • Dunbar contends that humans evolved vocal grooming as a more efficient form of bonding.
vocalized, voiced, spoken, said, uttered, expressed, articulated, oral, by mouth
1.1 Anatomy Used in the production of speech sounds: the vocal apparatus
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  • Our vocal apparatus can produce a large diversity of sounds.
  • There may also be evolutionary specializations of the motor system, for example to allow stronger voluntary control of the vocal apparatus.
  • Finally, tension in the shoulders, neck and upper back often make people over-work their vocal muscles.
2(Of music) consisting of or incorporating singing: a four-part vocal composition a vocal bass line
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  • When Barber began work on the score of Vanessa in 1954, he was already regarded as one of the US's foremost composers of orchestral and vocal music.
  • Their style is melodic driving rock, with textured guitars and strong vocal harmony lines.
  • He never studied abroad and never composed any vocal music.
3Expressing opinions or feelings freely or loudly: he was vocal in condemning the action
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  • You're correct that the populist view is not necessarily the right view, but those with centre-left leaning are more generally more vocal in their opinions.
  • Professor Fraser said that he believed that ‘Council and just perhaps the Vice Chancellor did not realise the depth of opinion and how vocal it could be’.
  • It's good to see the St. Vincent de Paul Society becoming more vocal and putting its opinions and vast experience on record in the media.
vociferous, outspoken, forthright, plain-spoken, blunt, frank, direct, candid, open, uninhibited;
vehement, vigorous, emphatic, insistent, forceful, keen, zealous, enthusiastic;
archaic free-spoken


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1A part of a piece of music that is sung: a clear guitar backing topped with haunting vocals I was singing along with the vocal
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  • For me, in terms of making music, I like melodies and vocals and chords and things like that.
  • Sekouba's lead vocal soars along new melodies of his own invention and in his own language.
  • You can also let Music Mixer strip out the vocals from music you already have.
1.1A musical performance involving singing.
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  • Gahan's voice sounds very clean and warm as opposed to the bravura that occupies much of his vocals and performance.
  • Attempts at performing his own vocals on his records just never seemed to deliver.
  • Dodo Nkishi, who debuts his vocals on this album, was in full force at the gig.


Pronunciación: /və(ʊ)ˈkalɪti/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Brooks's song fulfills the call of critics like Neil Nehring, who states that ‘emotion… supplies a missing link… between tactile vocality and meaning’.
  • On application, season ticket applicants and members could be asked to quantify their vocality and their willingness to join, or indeed start, chants on a scale of 1-10.
  • Encoded within the sense of loss of not being able wholly share my practice with her, was the realization that this was the process of discovering my own vocality.
Pronunciación: /ˈvəʊk(ə)li/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Secondly, are those who moan so vocally about paying £6.50 per item aware of the true cost of those drugs in most instances?
  • He said that Dion sounded vocally closer in age to 16 than 64 that evening, and that he was superb.
  • Others rushed up the aisle to vocally protest the remarks, and one student tossed his cap and gown to the stage before leaving.


Late Middle English: from Latin vocalis, from vox, voc- (see voice). Current senses of the noun date from the 1920s.

Palabras que riman con vocal

bifocal, focal, local, univocal, varifocal, yokel
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