how to pronounce limestone


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the above transcription of limestone 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.

limestone is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so this cave is limestone its floor is …”

meaning of limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed mainly of the mineral calcite.

limestone frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word limestone occurs in english on average 8.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics limestone 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 limestone can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to limestone


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