how to pronounce pyrite


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pyrite is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… this is pyrite it just brings over all …”

meanings of pyrite


  1. Any metallic-looking sulphide, such as the above, which is the most common.
  2. The common mineral iron disulfide (FeS2), of a pale brass-yellow color and brilliant metallic luster, crystallizing in the isometric system.
  3. (usually as a plural: pyrites) Any metal dichalcogenide that is isostructural to the common mineral.

pyrite frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pyrite occurs in english on average 0.2 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 pyrite 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 pyrite can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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