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Syllable Timing

  • Definition: Timing of utterances in which each syllable in a phrase has approximately equal duration. Contrasts with stress timing, in which stressed syllables have greater duration.

    Source: American English, second edition by Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schilling-Estes

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