how to pronounce centrifuge


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centrifuge is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… what did you do so I centrifuge I did so …”

meanings of centrifuge


  1. A device in which a mixture of denser and lighter materials (normally dispersed in a liquid) is separated by being spun about a central axis at high speed.
  2. An apparatus in which humans are spun to simulate acceleration in an aircraft or spacecraft.


  1. To rotate something in a centrifuge in order to separate its constituents.

centrifuge frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word centrifuge occurs in english on average 0.3 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 centrifuge 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 centrifuge can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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