how to pronounce outboard


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outboard is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of outboard


  1. Situated outside the hull of a vessel.
  2. Positioned away from the centre line of a ship or aircraft.
  3. Being or relating to an external effects unit such as compressor or equalizer.


  1. A vessel fitted with an outboard motor.
  2. A studio having outboard gear (compressor, equalizer, etc.).
  3. An outboard motor.

outboard frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word outboard occurs in english on average 0.3 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 outboard 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 outboard can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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