how to pronounce fluorescent

/ˌflʊˈɹɛsənt/

audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

The above transcription of fluorescent 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.

fluorescent is pronounced in three syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of fluorescent

example pitch curve for pronunciation of fluorescent

flʊɹɛsənt

test your pronunciation of fluorescent

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of fluorescent

video examples of fluorescent pronunciation

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

“… chop it up you put a fluorescent tag on …”

meanings of fluorescent

adjective:

  1. Emitting visible light as a result of the excitation of phosphors by ultraviolet photons produced by the passage of an electrical current through an inert gas infused with mercury.
  2. Glowing as if with fluorescence; vivid.
  3. Of or relating to fluorescence.
  4. Exhibiting or produced by fluorescence.

noun:

  1. A fluorescent light.

words with pronunciation similar to fluorescent

fluorescencesuppressantdepressantcrescentfluoresce

Did this page help you?