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phone

[fōn]
(engineering acoustics)

phone

A portable or desk telephone. Today, a phone often refers to a smartphone, and as time passes, the smartphone moniker is evolving into just plain phone. A "telephone" on the other hand often means a desk phone connected to a landline. See telephone, smartphone and landline.
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The criteria used for correct responses were (a) students gave the correct phonetic sound to individual letters, and (b) students responded on the teacher' s signal in individual and group reading formats.
Interest has been growing at national level in the method of teaching children to read by focusing on the phonetic sound that individual letters make.
Our software is based on brain-inspired models that have proven to be most helpful to decode various natural signals such as phonetic sounds," says computer scientist Robin Tibor Schirrmeister.
So I had to rely on pure phonetic sounds and translate word for word.
What about the phonetic sounds in these syllables conveys downward motion?
Each puppet has a collection of detachable, interchangeable upper and lower facial pieces that can be combined to convey various emotions and phonetic sounds.
Phonetic sounds don't help us with words like 'said' or 'the'.