word boundary

word boundary

[′wȯrd ‚bau̇n·drē]
(computer science)
A storage address that is a multiple of the word length of a computer.
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It is also nice that it starts and ends on a word boundary and ends on a line boundary.
Potentially, then, the line invites us to pronounce a discernable pause between each of the words so as to avoid overriding the word boundary.
I will build on my previous work on glottalizations, which showed the extent to which word boundary glottalization is transferred in language learning and actively used in perception.
The geminate /k:I which segments word finally is marked as the coda due to word boundary.
Further, McQueen [5], Weber [6], Norris, McQueen, Cutler and Butterfield [7], and Kim and Nam [8] demonstrated that when a syllable boundary is aligned with a word boundary, listeners are able to recognize the word more quickly.
The second type of error is formed by a wide-ranging category comprising hesitations and word boundary problems.
sv/) B Word boundary Three-cluster /cg l/ einzig Gluck /xs h/ kroch's heran Four-cluster /rnt v/ entfernt von /rcs v/ durchs Wald /lc gl/ welch Gluck /c [integral]pr/ Konig spricht Five-cluster /nt pfl/ und pflucke /cts [integral]p/ Irrlichts Spiel /ftst h/ seufzt hinaus /nst br/ Brunst brannte /lnt ts/ schmeichelnd zieht /rtst z/ sturzt sie /st pfl/ ist Pflicht Six cluster /nst [integral]tr/ einst stritten Seven-cluster /rfst [integral]pr/ du darfst sprechen
Stress, though assigned over the whole grammatical word, takes the form of a number of stressed foot-initial syllables, whose relative prominence is determined by higher level intonational factors rather than positioning with respect to the word boundary, so one cannot use location of "primary stress" as a way of locating phonological word boundaries.
The effects of the number of postaccentual syllables within the word on H location will be analysed in four different ways: 1) H peak delay (or distance to the beginning of the accented syllable) as a function of the number of postaccentual syllables; 2) H distance to the end of the accented syllable as a function of the number of postaccentual syllables; 3) H distance to the end of the postaccentual syllable as a function of the number of postaccentual syllables; and 4) H distance to the word boundary as a function of the number of postaccentual syllables.
The boundary values that could occupy one of the variable slots were either a phrase internal word boundary, a phrase internal pause, or a utterance initial or final pause/word boundary.
of word boundary, or where they are separated by a liquid or nasal or h or, from the early sixteenth century onwards, by a voiced fricative