how to pronounce airlock


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the above transcription of airlock is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

airlock is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of airlock in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… just like the airlock opens up just like …”

meanings of airlock


  1. Alternative form of air lock.
  2. A sealed, airtight chamber, such as in a manned spacecraft or submarine, used to provide access to and from the sealed area without allowing air out or water in.

airlock frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word airlock occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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