how to pronounce cantilever


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the above transcription of cantilever 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.

cantilever is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… area so leaving the cantilever sensors …”

meanings of cantilever


  1. A technique, similar to the spread eagle, in which the skater travels along a deep edge with knees bent and bends their back backwards, parallel to the ice.
  2. A beam anchored at one end and projecting into space, such as a long bracket projecting from a wall to support a balcony.
  3. A beam anchored at one end and used as a lever within a microelectromechanical system.


  1. To project (something) in the manner of or by means of a cantilever.

cantilever frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cantilever occurs in english on average 0.3 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 cantilever 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 cantilever can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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