how to pronounce strontium


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strontium is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… we all have some strontium-90 in our …”

meanings of strontium


  1. A single atom of this element.
  2. The metallic chemical element (symbol Sr) with an atomic number of 38. It is a soft, reactive, silvery alkaline earth metal.

strontium frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word strontium occurs in english on average 0.1 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 strontium can be related to

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1) education, science, and technology;

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