voice synthesizer

voice synthesizer

[′vȯis ‚sin·thə‚sīz·ər]
(electronics)
A synthesizer that simulates speech in any language by assembling a language's elements or phonemes under digital control, each with the correct inflection, duration, pause, and other speech characteristics.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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