how to pronounce trellis


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the above transcription of trellis 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.

trellis is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… 100 trellis cubes that the public is …”

meanings of trellis


  1. An outdoor garden frame that can be used to grow vines or other climbing plants.
  2. An outdoor garden frame that can be used for partitioning a common area.
  3. A kind of graph, used in communication theory and encryption, whose nodes are ordered into vertical slices by time, with each node at each time connected to at least one node at an earlier and at least one node at a later time.


  1. To train or arrange (plants) so that they grow against a trellis.

trellis frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word trellis occurs in english on average 1.9 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 trellis 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 trellis can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with trellis


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