how to pronounce isthmus

/ˈɪsməs/

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The above transcription of isthmus 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.

isthmus is pronounced in two syllables

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ɪsməs

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

“… with a tiny little isthmus of grape skin …”

meanings of isthmus

noun:

  1. Any such narrow part connecting two larger structures.
  2. A narrow strip of land, bordered on both sides by water, and connecting two larger landmasses.
  3. An edge in a graph whose deletion increases the number of connected components of the graph.

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