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Adjective: surd  surd
  1. Produced without vibration of the vocal cords
    "surd consonants such as 'p' and 'k' and 's'";
    - unvoiced, voiceless, hard
Noun: surd  surd
  1. A consonant produced without sound from the vocal cords
    - voiceless consonant
     
  2. (mathematics) an irrational number; the root symbol

Derived forms: surds

See also: whispered

Type of: consonant

Encyclopedia: Surd, Hungary