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the first of two or the first mentioned of two

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referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several)

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belonging to some prior time

(used especially of persons) of the immediate past

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belonging to the distant past

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This circumstance clarifies the mechanism by which the first formant ([F.
Redouane Guendouzi continue de servir cependant ce sport en formant les champions de demain comme c'est le cas avec son athlete Bouzid Belkir, double champion du monde en 2013 en France et 2015 a Alger.
Comparison of the speech features between patients and controls found no significant differences in the six prosody features or in the formant bandwidth and amplitude features, but the two spectral features were different: the Mel-frequency cepstral coefficient (MFCC) scores were significantly lower in the patient group than in the control group, and the linear prediction coding (LPC) scores were significantly higher in the patient group than in the control group.
Rhotics form a class of sounds with a great number of phonetic differences and present formant frequencies (22) related to the points of constriction in the vocal tract.
Therefore, there is the need to identify the fundamental frequency and the intensity, the energy spectrum, LPC (Linear Predicting Code), the formants, signal-to-noise ratio (S/N), the signal spectrogram, time percentage of the presence of the voice inside the recording and the gender, required in the analysis of the behavior of the voice, which give the proper characteristics of each speaker.
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The primary aim of the study is to present the duration formant patterns and acoustic space of Pahari Monophthongs.
He explains harmonics, theories of vocal resonance, the basics of formants, harmonic/formant interactions, female/treble voice resonance strategies, male passaggio training, perceptions of when a voice turns over, the pedagogic implications of vocal tract acoustics, pedagogic strategies that encourage stability and a convergent resonator, the acoustics of belting, terminology, and vocal explorations and exercises for vowel turning and first formant/first harmonic (F1/H1) tracking, as well as supplemental strategies.
First part is on speech synthesis using KLATT synthesizer (4) which is software for a cascade/parallel formant synthesizer.
This paper describes analysis and comparison of the formant features (FF) of male and female Czech and Slovak acted speech in four emotional states: joy, sadness, anger, and a neutral state.
Studies of animals and birds reveal that listeners can perceive a caller's body size and intension based on the frequency, voice quality and formant spacing of a call.
The researchers tested whether a similar principle applied to human vocal attractiveness by asking male volunteers to listen to a female voice that was systematically altered for pitch, voice quality and formant spacing to signal a smaller body size.
Jacques Chagnon, depute de Westmount--Saint-Louis du groupe formant l'opposition officielle, a ete reelu par acclamation a la presidence.
Formant un groupe ministeriel pour lancer des programmes a court terme, le gouvernement accorde un interet particulier a la lutte contre le chomage, a-t-il souligne, avant de mentionner que ce groupe travaillera a activer le marche du travail et a suivre les efforts deployes pour la mise en oeuvre des programmes afin d'offrir 750 opportunites d'emploi au cours de l'annee en cours pour financer les PME, et ce en cooperation avec le Fonds Social de Developpement.
The formant data for [e] and [i] was manually adjusted to correct the following artefacts.