how to pronounce gland


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gland is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… indeed it's quite unique this gland this …”

meanings of gland


  1. A secretory structure on the surface of an organ.
  2. An organ that synthesizes a substance, such as hormones or breast milk, and releases it, often into the bloodstream (endocrine gland) or into cavities inside the body or its outer surface (exocrine gland).
  3. A gland used around a tap, valve or faucet.
  4. A gland used around a ship's propeller shaft.
  5. (mechanical) A compressable cylindrical case and its contents around a shaft where it passes through a barrier, intended to prevent the passage of a fluid past the barrier, such as:.

gland frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word gland occurs in english on average 2.6 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 gland 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 gland can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to gland


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