macrosegment

macrosegment
\\|makrō+\ noun
Etymology: macr- + segment
: a continuum of speech between two perceptible pauses

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • macrosegment — /mak roh seg meuhnt/, n. a stretch of speech preceded and followed but not interrupted by a pause. Cf. microsegment. [1955 60; MACRO + SEGMENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • macrosegment — mac·ro·segment …   English syllables

  • microsegment — /muy kreuh seg meuhnt/, n. a stretch of speech preceded and followed but not interrupted by juncture. Cf. macrosegment. [1955 60; MICRO + SEGMENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • microsegment — /muy kreuh seg meuhnt/, n. a stretch of speech preceded and followed but not interrupted by juncture. Cf. macrosegment. [1955 60; MICRO + SEGMENT] …   Useful english dictionary

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