5 words per second, were much more successful at getting people to agree than either interviewers who talked very fast or very slowly," said Benki, a speech scientist.
What does W/S stand for?
W/S stands for Words Per Second
This definition appears somewhat frequently
See other definitions of W/S
We have 56 other meanings of W/S in our Acronym Attic
- Work Request
- With Reproduction
- Wait State
- Weak and Strong (Combined Ion Exchange Resin)
- Weapon System
- Week Starting
- Within Sentence (database searches)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Benchmarks of 15,000+ words per second text extraction from PDF files and 12,000+ text extraction speeds from MS Office documents.
She taught me how to change my squeak to a mellow voice, she taught me about timing, about words per second, how to write a script, how to never go live on air without having an already prepared apology just in case something went wrong, and most of all how to be professional.
Up to 500 words per second can be translated, depending on processor speed and system configuration.
Median reading time over the three trials in each condition was converted into a word articulation rate in words per second.
A newsreader has to fit in three words per second - that's 180 a minute.
Thus, Hawks makes the scene faster in part by adding dialogue so that there are more words per second Without the rests and with the larger number of speakers, the sound track also becomes more complex, an effect that contributes to the spectator's sense of speed.