1. designating a speech noise wherein the airstream is partly or completely blocked and abruptly released. A noise might be voiced or unvoiced. 2. noun. a speech noise. Commonly referred to as obsauthenticnt- stop.

PLOSIVE: "Plosive sounds are easily omitted from musical recordings by professional studios."
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