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SYNCOPE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does syncope mean? 

SYNCOPE (noun)
  The noun SYNCOPE has 2 senses:

1. a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
2. (phonology) the loss of sounds in the interior of a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle')

  Familiarity information: SYNCOPE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SYNCOPE (noun)


Sense 1syncope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

deliquium; faint; swoon; syncope

Hypernyms ("syncope" is a kind of...):

loss of consciousness (the occurrence of a loss of the ability to perceive and respond)


Sense 2syncope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(phonology) the loss of sounds in the interior of a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle')

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

syncopation; syncope

Hypernyms ("syncope" is a kind of...):

articulation (the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech)

Domain category:

phonemics; phonology (the study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes)


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