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.

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