how to pronounce proton


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proton is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… medication it's a proton pump inhibitor …”

meanings of proton


  1. A positively charged subatomic particle forming part of the nucleus of an atom and determining the atomic number of an element, composed of two up quarks and a down quark.

proton frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word proton occurs in english on average 2 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 proton 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 proton can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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