how to pronounce capillary


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the above transcription of capillary 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.

capillary is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… talked about capillary action yet that's …”

meanings of capillary


  1. Of, relating to, or caused by surface tension.
  2. Of or pertaining to hair.
  3. Pertaining to a narrow tube.


  1. A narrow tube.
  2. Any of the small blood vessels that connect arteries to veins.

capillary frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word capillary 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 capillary 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 capillary can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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