Definition of velaric airstream in English:

velaric airstream

noun

Phonetics
  • The creation of an ingressive airstream in the mouth by use of tongue contact with the velum, used to make clicks.

    Contrasted with pulmonic airstream
    • ‘The sounds produced by velaric airstream are called clicks.’
    • ‘This so-called velaric airstream mechanism is always ingressive (the air is sucked in) and can only be used for stops and affricates.’

Pronunciation:

velaric airstream

/vɪˈlarɪk/