how to pronounce neuron


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neuron is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… by a single input neuron so we'll have …”

meanings of neuron


  1. A cell of the nervous system, which conducts nerve impulses; consisting of an axon and several dendrites. Neurons are connected by synapses.
  2. An artificial neuron (mathematical function serving as an essential unit of an artificial neural network).
  3. A nervure of an insect's wing.

neuron frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word neuron occurs in english on average 0.4 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 neuron 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 neuron can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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