Meaning of plosion

plo•sion

Pronunciation: (plō'zhun), [key]
— n. Phonet.
  1. the forced release of the occlusive phase of a plosive, whether voiceless or unvoiced, either audible due to frication or inaudible due to a contiguous following consonant. Also calledCf.(def. 2).
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