how to pronounce cadmium


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the above transcription of cadmium 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.

cadmium is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… piece again from the bright cadmium red …”

meanings of cadmium


  1. A single atom of this element.
  2. A chemical element (symbol Cd) with an atomic number of 48: a soft, silvery-white metal.

cadmium frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cadmium 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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