how to pronounce megaton


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megaton is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… it's a nine megaton weapon compared to …”

meanings of megaton


  1. A measure of the strength of an explosion or a bomb based on how many million tons of TNT would be needed to produce the same energy.

megaton frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word megaton occurs in english on average 0.1 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 megaton 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 megaton can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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