how to pronounce lancet


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lancet is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… The Lancet in 1997 in this study British …”

meanings of lancet


  1. A small, sterile single-use needle used to draw a drop of blood for testing, as with a glucometer.
  2. A high narrow window, terminating in an arch acutely pointed, often double or triple, common in the first half of the 13th century.
  3. An iron bar used for tapping a melting furnace.
  4. A sharp, pointed, two-edged surgical instrument used in venesection and for opening abscesses etc.


  1. To pierce with a lancet.


  1. A surname​.

lancet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) education, science, and technology;

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