how to pronounce krypton


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the above transcription of krypton 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.

krypton is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… on the Krypton factor not just about …”

meanings of krypton


  1. An atom of this element.
  2. The chemical element (symbol Kr) with an atomic number of 36. It is a colourless, odourless noble gas that only reacts with fluorine. It is one of the rarest gases in the Earth's atmosphere.


  1. A fictional planet, the native world of Superman, named after the element krypton.

krypton frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word krypton 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.

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