voice
  • The sounds produced and heard when a human, or other organism, makes sounds intended for communication. Humans, for instance, use the appropriate anatomical organs and conduits, such as the larynx and trachea, along with the necessary physiological mechanisms, such as forcing air through the trachea to vibrate the vocal cords located in the larynx, to producing such sounds.
  • A human voice (1).
  • simulation of a voice (2) through the use of a device which incorporates a speaker and computer. Used, for example, in robotics, or to assist those with reduced speech ability. Also called artificial voice, or artificial speech.
  • Any sound resembling a voice (1).

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