how to pronounce cornet


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cornet is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of cornet


  1. The fifth commissioned officer in a cavalry troop, who carried the colours (equivalent to the ensign in infantry).
  2. The standard flown by a cavalry troop.
  3. A pastry shell to be filled with ice-cream, hence (Britain, dated) an ice cream cone.
  4. A troop of cavalry; so called from its being accompanied by a cornet player.
  5. A musical instrument of the brass family, slightly smaller than a trumpet, usually in the musical key of B-flat.
  6. A piece of paper twisted to be used as a container.
  7. The white headdress worn by the Sisters of Charity.
  8. A kind of organ stop.

cornet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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