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Charlie Foxtrot

and CF (The CF is from the so-called NATO Phonetic Alphabet.)
1. Go to cluster fuck (sense 1).
2. Go to cluster fuck (sense 2).
See also: Charlie

CF The CF is from the so-called NATO Phonetic Alphabet.

See also: Cf, NATO, phonetic
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Many people argue, especially Mandarin language instructors, that the zhuyin system provides for a greater degree of accuracy in representing the underlying phonetic system of Mandarin Chinese and other languages in the Sinic language family.
Syllables with similar phonetic properties can be treated as light or heavy depending on the language.
They assessed how easily 13 regions involved in language processing could connect to phonetic representations, finding connectivity to be significantly hampered between certain regions in the brains of dyslexics.
learning is a function of perceived phonetic distance between L2 and the corresponding Li sounds.
The first phonetic society was set up in 1843 enabling increasing numbers of Pitman's shorthand writers to keep in touch.
Our findings confirm that dyslexia indeed compromises the language system, but the locus of the deficit is in the phonetic, not the phonological system, as had been previously assumed," says Berent.
North American English is supposed to have a number of phonetic characteristics that are useful to contrast it with other varieties of English outside North America (1).
Due to the simplicity of its design and the power of the underlying phonetic technology, Avid ScriptSync will enable other decision makers, such as directors and producers, to play a larger role in the editing process.
I wonder what the results would have shown for a more strongly phonetic language, such as Spanish or maybe Korean, which is phonetic but not linear.
SER has integrated the Aurix phonetic speech engine within SERTAINTY, the company's agent performance optimization solution.
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Hey, radio operators, the phonetic alphabet is used to make your life easier.
Then author and teacher Harvey Bluedorn instructs the reader the Greek alphabet in phonetic order, classifying each letter by its sound.
According to DORE representatives, the treatment takes a physiological approach rather than a phonetic approach to combating learning disabilities.
Convera, a provider of search and categorization software for enterprises and government agencies, and Nexidia, developer of a solution for audio/video searching and intelligent mining, announced a partnership that will add phonetic audio search as an optional component to Convera's RetrievalWare search and categorization platform.