Formant Definition

fôrmənt
noun
Any one of the group of frequencies characterizing a given vowel sound.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Formant

Noun

Singular:
formant
Plural:
formants

Origin of Formant

  • German from Latin fōrmāns fōrmant- present participle of fōrmāre to form from fōrma form

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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