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01. The [vocal] part of the song is very simple.
02. John Lennon and Paul McCartney sang [vocal] on most of the Beatles' songs.
03. Manju has been very [vocal] in his support of the proposal.
04. The band is looking for a new singer now that their lead [vocalist] has decided to start a solo career.
05. In the culture of the Inuit, women do very difficult [vocalizations] which are known as throat-singing.
06. The governor has [vocalized] his support for an increase to the health budget.
07. Parents of children at the school have been very [vocal] in their support of the teacher who was fired.
08. Cats have more than one hundred [vocal] sounds, while dogs only have about ten.
09. A boy's voice breaks during puberty because his [vocal] cords are lengthening.
10. A man's voice is deeper than a woman's because male [vocal] cords are longer.
11. Wolves communicate by scent marking, [vocalizations], facial expressions and body postures.
12. In this song, Eric Clapton sings [vocals] for the first time.
13. Buffalo communicate by body movements and by [vocalizations].
14. The two most common types of [vocalizations] that elephants make are rumbles or growls, and trumpeting.
15. Early attempts to teach chimpanzees to speak were unsuccessful because the animals lack the necessary [vocal] equipment.
16. In the early to mid 1500s, new types and forms of [vocal] music which modified the dominant Franco-Flemish style appeared throughout Europe.

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  • vocal — vocal …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • vocal — vocal, ale, aux [ vɔkal, o ] adj. • 1455; lat. vocalis « doué de la voix » 1 ♦ Qui produit la voix. Organes vocaux. Cordes vocales. 2 ♦ De la voix. Technique vocale, du chant. Par ext. Écrit pour le chant, chanté. Musique vocale (opposé à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vocal — Vo cal (v[=o] kal), a. [L. vocalis, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F. vocal. See {Voice}, and cf. {Vowel}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the voice or speech; having voice; endowed with utterance; full of voice, or voices. [1913 Webster] To hill or valley,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vocal — VOCÁL, Ă, vocali, e, adj. Care aparţine vocii, privitor la voce, care serveşte la formarea vocii. ♦ (muz.) Executat cu vocea, cântat din gură. – Din fr. vocal, lat. vocalis. Trimis de bogdanrsb, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  vocál adj. m., pl.… …   Dicționar Român

  • vocal — 1 Vocal, articulate, oral can all mean uttered by the voice or having to do with utterance. Vocal implies the use of voice, but not necessarily of speech or language; thus, vocal sounds are sounds produced by a creature that has vocal organs;… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • vocal — [vō′kəl] adj. [ME < L vocalis < vox, VOICE] 1. a) uttered or produced by the voice; esp., spoken; oral [vocal sounds] b) sung or to be sung [vocal music] 2. having a voice; capable of speaking or making oral sounds …   English World dictionary

  • Vocal — Vo cal (v[=o] kal), n. [Cf. F. vocal, LL. vocalis.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Phon.) A vocal sound; specifically, a purely vocal element of speech, unmodified except by resonance; a vowel or a diphthong; a tonic element; a tonic; distinguished from a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vocal — vocal, ale (vo kal, ka l ) adj. 1°   Qui sert à la production de la voix. Les organes vocaux. 2°   Qui s énonce, qui s exprime au moyen de la voix, par opposition à mental.    Oraison vocale, voy. oraison.    Il se dit aussi par opposition à… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • vocal — (Del lat. vocalis). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo a la voz. 2. Que se expresa materialmente con la voz, hablando o cantando. 3. f. letra vocal. 4. Fon. Sonido del lenguaje humano en cuya emisión el aire espirado, con vibración laríngea y… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Vocal — bezeichnet einen in einem sonst ausschließlich instrumental geprägten Musikstück oft wiederholten kurzen Gesang oder Spruch. Im Extremfall besteht es nur aus einem einzigen Wort. Sein Zweck ist es, den Hörer zum Mitsingen zu animieren und den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vocal — (adj.) late 14c., spoken, oral, from O.Fr. vocal, from L. vocalis sounding, sonorous, speaking, as a noun, a vowel, from vox (gen. vocis) voice (see VOICE (Cf. voice)). In reference to music (as opposed to instrumental), first recorded 1580s;… …   Etymology dictionary