how to pronounce sprue


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The above transcription of sprue 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.

sprue is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… a hole there and that's the sprue that's …”

meanings of sprue


  1. A tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis.
  2. Material that cools in the feed channels to a mold.
  3. The hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.


  1. To remove the sprues (material left in feed channels) from a cast piece.

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