how to pronounce coloring


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the above transcription of coloring 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.

coloring is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… drop of red food coloring and mix it in …”

meanings of coloring


  1. A disguise or discoloration.
  2. The appearance as to color.
  3. An act or process which applies color.
  4. An assignment of a color to each vertex of a graph such that no two vertices connected by an edge are given the same color.
  5. Any substance used to give color.


  1. Present participle of color.

coloring frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word coloring occurs in english on average 15.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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