how to pronounce pylon


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the above transcription of pylon is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

pylon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… show on this beautiful pylon here …”

meanings of pylon


  1. A traffic cone.
  2. A rigid prosthesis for the lower leg.
  3. An orange marker designating one of the four corners of the end zone in American football.
  4. A post, tower, etc. as on an aerodrome, or flying ground, serving to bound or mark a prescribed course of flight.
  5. An obelisk.
  6. A tower-like structure, usually one of a series, used to support high-voltage electricity cables.
  7. A gateway to the inner part of an Ancient Egyptian temple.
  8. A starting derrick for an aeroplane.
  9. A structure used to mount engines, missiles etc., to the underside of an aircraft wing or fuselage.

pylon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) transport and travel;

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