Definition of vocalization in US English:


(British vocalisation)


  • See vocalize

    • ‘Your horse learns words, phrases, body language and vocalisations so that it can understand you and guess what you're going to do next.’
    • ‘The theme park is particularly interested in studying vocalizations and visual communication with regard to reproduction.’
    • ‘African gray parrots, not thought to be closely related to humans at all, do a much better job of using vocalization to communicate symbolic concepts.’
    • ‘Zebras communicate with vocalizations and body language.’
    • ‘The computer recorded the elapsed time (in 10 ths of milliseconds) between word presentation and vocalization.’