how to pronounce alt


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The above transcription of alt 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.

alt is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and gray control-alt-delete so much …”

meanings of alt


  1. A modifier key used to change (alternate) the function of other pressed keys.
  2. Abbreviation of altitude.
  3. High pitch, of a voice or instrument; especially, the octave above the top line of the treble stave.
  4. An alternate or secondary character.
  5. A state of excitement, a heightened emotional condition.
  6. An alternative investment or alternative fund.
  7. An alternate account.


  1. Abbreviation of alternative, especially as a cultural phenomenon seen as being outside the mainstream of its genre.
  2. Abbreviation of alternate.

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