how to pronounce strainer


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the above transcription of strainer 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.

strainer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… mixer a fine strainer a measuring cup …”

meanings of strainer


  1. A device through which a liquid is passed for purification, filtering or separation from solid matter; anything (including a screen or a cloth) used to strain a liquid.
  2. A perforated screen or openwork (usually at the end of a suction pipe of a pump), used to prevent solid bodies from mixing in a liquid stream or flowline.
  3. One who strains.

strainer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word strainer 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 strainer 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 strainer can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with strainer


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