how to pronounce cellulose


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the above transcription of cellulose 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.

cellulose is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… made from cellulose triacitate …”

meanings of cellulose


  1. A complex carbohydrate that forms the main constituent of the cell wall in most plants and is important in the manufacture of numerous products, such as paper, textiles, pharmaceuticals, and explosives.
  2. A polysaccharide containing many glucose units in parallel chains.


  1. Consisting of, or containing, cells.

cellulose frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cellulose 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.

topics cellulose 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 cellulose can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to cellulose


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