how to pronounce muon


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the above transcription of muon 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.

muon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… electron muon and tau …”

meanings of muon


  1. An unstable elementary particle in the lepton family, having similar properties to the electron but with a mass 207 times greater.

muon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word muon occurs in english on average 0.8 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 muon 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 muon can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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