The stress property defines the height of 'local peaks' in the intonation of the speaking voice for when the element is read.

  • Initial value50
  • Applies toAll elements
  • InheritedYes
  • MediaAural
  • Computed valueAs specified
  • AnimatableNo
  • CSS VersionCSS2, CSS3
  • JavaScript
Formal syntax: <number> | inherit

stress: 50;
  • <number>A value, between '0' and '100'. The meaning of values depends on the language being spoken. For example, a level of '50' for a standard, English-speaking male voice (average pitch = 122Hz), speaking with normal intonation and emphasis would have a different meaning than '50' for an Italian voice.
  • inherit
p {stress: 85;}

Last updated on 23rd March 2014 By Rene Spronk

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