Definition of Phonic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to the phonic method of teaching reading.

Partainyms: Phonics



2. Adjective. Relating to speech.
Derivative terms: Phone
Partainyms: Speech

3. Adjective. Of or relating to speech sounds. "Phonetic transcription"
Exact synonyms: Phonetic
Partainyms: Phone, Phone
Derivative terms: Phone, Phonetics, Phone

Definition of Phonic

1. a. Of or pertaining to sound; of the nature of sound; acoustic.

Definition of Phonic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to sound; of the nature of sound; acoustic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phonic

1. pertaining to the nature of sound [adj]

Medical Definition of Phonic

1. Relating to sound or to the voice. See: phonetic. (05 Mar 2000)

Phonic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phonic

phonetizations
phonetize
phonetized
phonetizes
phonetizing
phoneward
phonewise
phoneword
phonewords
phoney
phoneyed
phoneying
phoneys
phoniatric
phoniatrics
phonic (current term)
phonic spasm
phonically
phonicator
phonicators
phonics
phonied
phonier
phonies
phoniest
phonily
phoniness
phoninesses
phoning
phonino

Literary usage of Phonic

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1. Electricity and the Electric Telegraph by George Bartlett Prescott (1888)
"The toothed armature or phonic wheel C is securely keyed to the vertical shaft F. In order to equalize the speed of rotation of the apparatus, a cylindrical ..."

2. A New Manual of Method by Alfred Hezekiah Garlick (1905)
"THE METHOD OF phonic ANALYSIS Description. This method is based upon the comparison of sounds, and, as its name implies, is a combination of the phonic and ..."

3. Learning to Read: A Manual for Teachers by Frank Ellsworth Spaulding, Catherine Turner Bryce (1907)
"The phonic Chart The phonic Chart comes into use immediately after the ... Consequently, as a matter of convenience, this chart is published in the phonic ..."

4. Methods of Instruction by James Pyle Wickersham (1865)
"The point of difficulty with the phonic method is to apply it to written words. As applied in teaching the pronunciation of the German language (and this ..."

5. Northern English: Phonetics, Grammar, Texts by Richard J. Lloyd (1899)
"122] Stress may be phonic, or syllabic, or rhetorical; ie, ... 128] Instances of the effects of phonic stress on phonic quality and office have been already ..."

6. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1860)
"They have been made acquainted with the phonic method of teaching to read practiced ... The principles on which the laut (ir phonic method depends have been ..."

7. Electricity in the Service of Man: A Popular and Practical Treatise on the by Alfred Urbanitzky (1886)
"The phonic Wheel, by Paul La Cour (Fig. 638), is distinguished for its steady ... The phonic Wheel. Fig. 639.—La Cour'i Tuning-Fork Apparatus. the teeth do ..."

8. Electricity in the Service of Man: A Popular and Practical Treatise on the by Alfred Urbanitzky (1886)
"The phonic Wheel.—The phonic Wheel, by Paul La Cour (Fig. 638), is distinguished for its steady and uniform motion. A toothed wheel of soft iron rotates ..."

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