Voiceless

Definition of Voiceless

Voice´less
a.1.Having no voice, utterance, or vote; silent; mute; dumb.
I live and die unheard,
With a most voiceless thought, sheathing it as a sword.
- Byron.
2.(Phon.) Not sounded with voice; as, a voiceless consonant; surd.
Voiceless stop
(Phon.) a consonant made with no audible sound except in the transition to or from another sound; a surd mute, as p, t, k.

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