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Definition 1: a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth - [noun denoting communication]

(obstruent is a kind of ...) a speech sound that is not a vowel

(... is a kind of obstruent ) a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it

"his stop consonants are too aspirated"

(... is a kind of obstruent ) consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract

(... is a kind of obstruent ) a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy')

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