how to pronounce crater


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crater is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of crater


  1. Any large, roughly circular depression or hole.
  2. Alternative form of creature.
  3. A hemispherical pit created by the impact of a meteorite or other object.
  4. Alternative spelling of krater (“vessel for mixing water and wine").
  5. The basin-like opening or mouth of a volcano, through which the chief eruption comes; similarly, the mouth of a geyser, about which a cone of silica is often built up.
  6. The pit left by the explosion of a mine or bomb.


  1. To crash or fall.
  2. To form craters in a surface.
  3. To collapse catastrophically; to become devastated or completely destroyed.


  1. A dim spring constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a cup. It lies between the constellations Virgo and Hydra.

crater frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word crater occurs in english on average 2.3 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 crater 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 crater can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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