how to pronounce sigmoid


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sigmoid is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… come back to the sigmoid curve it's two …”

meanings of sigmoid


  1. Relating to the sigmoid flexure of the large intestine.
  2. (geometry) Curved in two directions, like the letter "S", or the Greek ς (sigma).
  3. Having a serpentine shape; resembling S or ʃ.
  4. Semi-circular, like the lunar sigma (similar to English C).
  5. Exhibiting logistic growth; having a graph that accelerates until it reaches a carrying capacity.


  1. A function having a graph whose shape is sigmoid..

sigmoid frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sigmoid occurs in english on average 0 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 sigmoid 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 sigmoid can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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