how to pronounce silt


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the above transcription of silt 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.

silt is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… very deep in the silt with such intense …”

meanings of silt


  1. A particle from 3.9 to 62.5 microns in diameter, following the Wentworth scale.
  2. Mud or fine earth deposited from running or standing water.
  3. Material with similar physical characteristics, whatever its origins or transport.


  1. To clog or fill with silt.
  2. To flow through crevices; to percolate.
  3. To become clogged with silt.

silt frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to silt


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