how to pronounce buoyancy


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the above transcription of buoyancy 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.

buoyancy is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… shot in the neutral buoyancy in Houston …”

meanings of buoyancy


  1. The ability of an object to stay afloat in a fluid.
  2. The upward force on a body immersed or partly immersed in a fluid.
  3. Resilience or cheerfulness.

buoyancy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word buoyancy occurs in english on average 0.2 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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