epenthetic vs parasitic what difference

what is difference between epenthetic and parasitic

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἐπενθετικός (epenthetikós, inserted).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛpənˈθɛtɪk/
  • Hyphenation: ep‧en‧thet‧ic

Adjective

epenthetic (not comparable)

  1. (phonology, phonetics) Of or pertaining to epenthesis.
  2. (phonology, of a phoneme or syllable) Inserted into a word.

Derived terms

  • epenthetical
  • epenthetically

Related terms

  • epenthesis

Translations



English

Alternative forms

  • parasitical

Etymology

parasite +‎ -ic

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pæ.ɹəˈsɪt.ɪk/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pɛɹ.əˈsɪt.ɪk/

Adjective

parasitic (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to a biological or symbolic parasite.
  2. Drawing upon another organism for sustenance.
  3. Exploiting another for personal gain.

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

parasitic (plural parasitics)

  1. (electronics) A component of a circuit that does not show up in a circuit’s schematic but does show up in the circuit’s behavior.

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