how to pronounce stocking


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the above transcription of stocking 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.

stocking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sanitizing shelves stocking shelves and …”

meanings of stocking


  1. A broad ring of a different fur colour on the lower part of the leg of a quadruped.
  2. A ratio of the actual density of trees in an area to the ideal density that would make the fullest use of the land.
  3. A soft garment, usually knit or woven, worn on the foot and lower leg under shoes or other footwear.
  4. A knitted hood of cotton thread which is eventually converted by a special process into an incandescent mantle for gas lighting.


  1. Present participle of stock.


  1. A surname​.

stocking frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word stocking occurs in english on average 5.2 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 stocking 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 stocking can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

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