how to pronounce trestle


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the above transcription of trestle 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.

trestle is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… 40-foot tall trestle killing 11 people …”

meanings of trestle


  1. A folding or fixed set of legs used to support a tabletop or planks.
  2. A trestle bridge.
  3. A horizontal member supported near each end by a pair of divergent legs, such as sawhorses.
  4. A framework, using spreading, divergent pairs of legs used to support a bridge.

trestle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word trestle occurs in english on average 1 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.

words that rhyme with trestle


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