how to pronounce dilation


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dilation is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… vasodilation so dilation of the blood …”

meanings of dilation


  1. State of being dilated; expansion; dilatation.
  2. In morphology, a basic operation (denoted ⊕) that usually uses a structuring element for probing and expanding the shapes contained in the input image.
  3. Delay.
  4. The act of dilating.

dilation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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