how to pronounce decompression


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the above transcription of decompression 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.

decompression is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… of the decompression alarm …”

meanings of decompression


  1. The restoration to atmospheric pressure of a person who has spent time under higher pressure (such as a diver).
  2. The process of decompressing.
  3. The relief of pressure on a body part by surgery.
  4. Mode of operation of some internal combustion engines that makes them easier to start, but significantly increases fuel consumption.

decompression frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decompression 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 decompression 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 decompression can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

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