how to pronounce binnacle


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the above transcription of binnacle 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.

binnacle is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of binnacle in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… up here onto the binnacle which is …”

meanings of binnacle


  1. The wooden housing for a ship's compass, with its corrector magnets and illuminating arrangements. The log and other equipment for measuring the ship's speed are also stowed there.
  2. The instrument cluster on a car or motorcycle.

binnacle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word binnacle 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 binnacle 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 binnacle can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

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