how to pronounce flatbed


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flatbed is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… belonging to the flatbed picture plane …”

meanings of flatbed


  1. An open freight vehicle with no sides, designed to carry heavy or outsized loads.
  2. A railway freight car with no sides; a flatcar.
  3. A document scanner with a flat bed.


  1. Having a flat bed.


  1. To transport by flatbed.

flatbed frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) transport and travel;

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