how to pronounce gneiss


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gneiss is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of gneiss


  1. A common and widely-distributed metamorphic rock having bands or veins, but not schistose.

gneiss frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gneiss 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 gneiss can be related to

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1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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