noun[mass noun] Phonetics
The degree to which the tongue is raised or lowered in the articulation of a particular vowel.
- We can estimate the overall average vowel height for a piece by averaging these values together.
- Recognizing the continual nature of vowel height is consistent with both the phonetic and phonological facts.
- For example, you should be aware that vowel F1 is strongly correlated with vowel height and that the removal of F1 will remove the main cue for vowel height.
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