how to pronounce volt


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the above transcription of volt 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.

volt is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… equals the remaining 1.67 volt drop now …”

meanings of volt


  1. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical potential and electromotive force (voltage); the potential difference across a conductor when a current of one ampere uses one watt of power. Symbol: V.
  2. A sudden movement to avoid a thrust.
  3. A circular tread; a gait by which a horse going sideways round a centre makes two concentric tracks.
  4. The pan-European party Volt Europa.

volt frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word volt occurs in english on average 2.1 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 volt 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 volt can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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