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Noun Concept
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diphthong  Ascending diphthong    Cent(e)ring diphthong  centering diphthong
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A vowel sound that starts near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves toward the position for another WordNet 3.0
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A vowel sound that starts near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves toward the position for another WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A diphthong, also known as a gliding vowel, is a combination of two adjacent vowel sounds within the same syllable. Wikipedia
Combination of two (or three, in triphthong) vocalic elements in a single syllable. OmegaWiki
A complex vowel sound that begins with the sound of one vowel and ends with the sound of another vowel, in the same syllable. Wiktionary
Complex vowel sound. Wiktionary (translation)