how to pronounce iridium


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iridium is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… iron nickel and iridium sank into the …”

meanings of iridium


  1. A single atom of this element.
  2. A chemical element (symbol Ir) with an atomic number of 77: a very hard, brittle, silvery-white transition metal of the platinum group.

iridium frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word iridium 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.

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