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Dictionary Meaning Of Wide

Made, as a vowel, with a less tense, and more open and
relaxed, condition of the mouth organs; -- opposed to primary as used
by Mr. Bell, and to narrow as used by Mr. Sweet. The effect, as
explained by Mr. Bell, is due to the relaxation or tension of the
pharynx; as explained by Mr. Sweet and others, it is due to the action
of the tongue. The wide of / (/ve) is / (/ll); of a (ate) is / (/nd),
etc. See Guide to Pronunciation, / 13-15.

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