how to pronounce squelch


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the above transcription of squelch 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.

squelch is pronounced in one syllable

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

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meanings of squelch


  1. To walk or step through a substance such as mud.
  2. To halt, stop, eliminate, stamp out, or put down, often suddenly or by force.
  3. To make a sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground.
  4. To suppress the unwanted hiss or static between received transmissions by adjusting a threshold level for signal strength, below which the signal is suppressed by applying a gain of zero, and above which a positive (and linear from zero) gain is applied.


  1. A kind of electronic beat used in acid house and related music genres.
  2. The suppression of the unwanted hiss or static between received transmissions by adjusting the gain of the receiver.
  3. A squelching sound.
  4. A heavy blow or fall.

squelch frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word squelch occurs in english on average 0.5 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 squelch 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 squelch can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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