how to pronounce ethylene


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the above transcription of ethylene 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.

ethylene is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… crisis for ethylene and so it looked …”

meanings of ethylene


  1. The common name for the organic chemical compound ethene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.
  2. The divalent radical derived from ethane.

ethylene frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ethylene occurs in english on average 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.

words that rhyme with ethylene


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