how to pronounce caisson


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caisson is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of caisson


  1. An enclosure from which water can be expelled, in order to give access to underwater areas for engineering works etc.
  2. A large box to hold ammunition.
  3. A chest filled with explosive materials, used like a mine.
  4. The gate across the entrance to a dry dock.
  5. A two-wheeled, horse-drawn military vehicle used to carry ammunition (and a coffin at funerals).
  6. A floating tank that can be submerged, attached to an underwater object and then pumped out to lift the object by buoyancy; a camel.
  7. A coffer.

caisson frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word caisson occurs in english on average 0 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 caisson 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 caisson can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

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