how to pronounce aluminum


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the above transcription of aluminum 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.

aluminum is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… including steel and aluminum are also …”

meanings of aluminum


  1. A single atom of this element.
  2. Aircraft or other machinery made partially or wholly of aluminum.
  3. A metallic chemical element (symbol Al) with an atomic number of 13.

aluminum frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word aluminum occurs in english on average 6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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