how to pronounce phosphor


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phosphor is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… emitter at a phosphor coated screen when …”

meanings of phosphor


  1. Phosphorus.
  2. Any of various compounds of transition metals or of rare earths that exhibit phosphorescence.


  1. Alternative spelling of Phosphorus (“the planet Venus, as the morning star").

phosphor frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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