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Euphony

 

the organization of sound in artistic speech (primarily verse) based on the repetition of sounds; a synonym of phonics. In a narrower sense, the term “euphony” sometimes refers to articulatory and acoustic harmony in speech. A disharmonious succession of vowels at the boundary of two words is called a hiatus.

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Euphonic needed an eight-lane PCI Express interface to meet the high bandwidth requirements of the EGC601 graphics controller, which supports up to five different imaging layers without intervention of the host CPU.
Whereas Hattie evokes dually the feminized male, and by way of inversion, the masculinized female, Procter's name can be juxtaposed with its euphonic corollary, "Proctor.
He never loses this featherlight euphonic and irenic touch on what he has found as the meaning of living: "There is balance in the terror of the empty void of infinity, a question mild as the fragrance of seed.
I had only to seize upon the most sounding and euphonic surname that English history or topography affords, and elect it at once as the title of my work, and the name of my hero.
But his particular concern is with nationalism, which, indeed, was a concern not just for Longfellow but Henry Rowe Schoolcraft from whom Longfellow took his ideas about Algonquian culture heros before converting the principal one to the more euphonic Hiawatha (merely contemplate the alternative, a Song of Nanabozho).
Many people are stuck with surnames that lack a certain euphonic sound.
I would like to say that this player had a euphonic sound, but that might infer that the sound was less than transparent, I just don't know how to describe its sound any other way other than it just "sounded good".
At the moment there are no less than five special editions on sale simultaneously in the guise of the Artic, Euphonic, Nevada, Angels and Sport.
A EUPHONIC Sounds Concert will be held in St James Church this Friday evening at 7.
Now Mazda have launched a new special edition, the Euphonic, equipped with a premium Sony audio system that features MP3compatible CD player, six-disc CD auto-changer and six high-clarity Sony speakers.
From humble beginnings in a Los Angeles community center to international recognition to Grammy-winning success, the band's music is a euphonic collision of hip-hop and salsa, dance hall and cumbia, samba and funk, merengue and rock.
In the age of digitalized concordances, we could easily produce an exhaustive, and exhausting, list of such syntactic and euphonic similarities.