trill


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Synonyms for trill

a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it

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the articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant 'r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula

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pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme 'r'

sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below

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The phoneme /r/ has two standard allophones, an alveolar tap [r] and an alveolar trill [r].
The research found that older nightingales are more capable of having successful courtships, than their younger competitors or even any other investigated bird, because of their amazing range of up to 100 trills a second, making them the fastest singers, the Independent reported.
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Mr Trill, who is a former chairman and vice-chairman of the chamber, has been released on police bail pending further inquiries into the matter by detectives.
Suzanne Trill's selection of self-writings by the seventeenth-century noblewoman, Lady Anne Halkett, forms a welcome addition to the prestigious Early Modern Englishwomen series edited by Betty Travitsky and Anne Lake Prescrott, a series that has done so much to rectify the gender balance of the early modern literary canon and to provide insights into how Englishwomen of all social ranks represented themselves and were represented by others.
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