how to pronounce caustic


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caustic is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a glow okay normally and in caustic the …”

meanings of caustic


  1. The envelope of reflected or refracted rays for a given curve.
  2. Any substance or means which, applied to animal or other organic tissue, burns, corrodes, or destroys it by chemical action; an escharotic.
  3. Caustic soda.
  4. The envelope of reflected or refracted rays of light for a given surface or object.


  1. Sharp, bitter, cutting, biting, and sarcastic in a scathing way.
  2. Capable of burning, corroding or destroying organic tissue.

caustic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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