how to pronounce synapse


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synapse is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… only one synapse away …”

meanings of synapse


  1. To form a synapse.
  2. To undergo synapsis.


  1. The junction between the terminal of a neuron and either another neuron or a muscle or gland cell, over which nerve impulses pass.

synapse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word synapse occurs in english on average 0.2 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 synapse 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 synapse can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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