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Synonyms for alveolarælˈvi ə lər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alveolar consonant, dental consonant, alveolar, dental(adj)

    a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge

    dental consonant, alveolar, alveolar consonant, dental

  2. alveolar(adj)

    pertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs

  3. alveolar(adj)

    pertaining to the sockets of the teeth or that part of the upper jaw


  1. alveolar(noun)


  2. alveolar(adjective)

    Of, or relating to an alveolus


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foamed, cellular

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