how to pronounce astigmatism


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the above transcription of astigmatism 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.

astigmatism is pronounced in five syllables

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video examples of astigmatism pronunciation

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

“… I have astigmatism and I'm a legally …”

meanings of astigmatism


  1. A defect of a lens such that light rays coming from a point do not meet at a focal point so that the image is blurred.
  2. A disorder of the vision, usually due to a misshapen cornea, such that light does not focus correctly on the retina causing a blurred image.

astigmatism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word astigmatism occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

topics astigmatism can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that astigmatism can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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