how to pronounce eggshell


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the above transcription of eggshell 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.

eggshell is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the bar and coffee grinds an eggshell so …”

meanings of eggshell


  1. Very matt, having a low reflexivity, like an eggshell.
  2. Of a pale yellowish-whitish colour, like that of the eggshell.
  3. Exhibiting the thinness, translucency or near-transparency, and fragility of an eggshell; as in eggshell porcelain.


  1. The shell around an egg.
  2. A pale off-white colour, like that of the eggshell.

eggshell frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word eggshell occurs in english on average 0.7 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 eggshell 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 eggshell can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to eggshell


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