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vocal

1. a piece of jazz or pop music that is sung
2. a performance of such a piece of music
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But the longer Bell toiled at his musical telegraph, the more he dreamed of replacing the telegraph and its cumbrous sign-language by a new machine that would carry, not dots and dashes, but the human voice.
But Bell worked from the standpoint of the human voice.
He stopped to listen, and, as one of the bystanders afterwards said, no one could forget the look of awe that came into his face as he heard that iron disc talking with a human voice.
As unmistakably as though a human voice had spoken, the lion had said to him "I am hungry, even more than hungry.
Advancing to the door of the mysterious apartment, they were not a little surprised to hear a human voice, chanting with a highly elaborated expression of melancholy, and in tones of suffocation which a human voice might have produced from under five or six feather-beds of the best quality, the once popular air of 'Has she then failed in her truth, the beautiful maid I adore?
And then, amid the clangour of the machinery, came a drifting suspicion of human voices, that I entertained at first only to dismiss.
The murmur soon became more distinct; it now seemed like a distant concert of human voices accompanied by brass instruments.
The software is called VoCo and it allows the use to edit a transcript of an audio recording of a human voice by adding or replacing words.
It outlines the science of human voice production in his theory, in terms of acoustic waves; vocal anatomy and physiology and measuring voice organs; the basic experimental facts of the human voice collected by microphones and voice signals, electroglottographs and voice data, and in-vivo pressure measurements; and the physics of voice production, particularly that involved in vowels.
Now, though, the "great quest" is to fingerprint the human voice and "many engineers keep telling me that all they need is more time to tweak the algorithms and they can achieve full accuracy", French says.
Summary: The Mars rover Curiosity has made history by beaming the first audio recording of a human voice back to earth from another planet.
Pioneering composer, Trevor Wishart, 65, whose work focuses on the human voice and uses computer technology to enhance and transform it, collected recordings from homes, schools and meeting-places across the North East, while in residence at the Department of Music, Durham University from 2006 to 2009.

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