Glossary beginning with S

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S

Seewave

R package for the analysis and synthesis of sound (seewave).

Sibilant
Making or characterized by a hissing sound.
Silbe
See Syllable
Song
In bioacoustics this term is used in two main sense: in the broadest sense it is applied to the deliberate acoustic output of animals (or a group of animals) in general, and in a more restricted sense it is applied to the acoustic output of a particular species or individual. [bib]17157[/bib]
Stridulate
See stridulation.
Stridulation
Sound produced by rubbing a series of projections (file; pars stridens) against a plectrum.
Strigilation
Sound created by rubbing body parts (more general than stridulation).
Strophe
See Echeme-sequence
Syllabe
See Syllable
Syllable
In Orthoptera: The sound produced by one to-and-fro movement of the stridulatory appartus.

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