how to pronounce vane


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the above transcription of vane 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.

vane is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so it's variable vane the idea is that …”

meanings of vane


  1. The flattened, web-like part of a feather, consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft.
  2. One of the metal guidance or stabilizing fins attached to the tail of a bomb or other missile.
  3. Any of several usually relatively thin, rigid, flat, or sometimes curved surfaces radially mounted along an axis, as a blade in a turbine or a sail on a windmill, that is turned by or used to turn a fluid.
  4. A sight on a sextant or compass.
  5. A weather vane.

vane frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vane occurs in english on average 1.4 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 vane 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 vane can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to vane


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