how to pronounce volute


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volute is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of volute


  1. The characteristic spiral curve on an Ionic capital, widely copied in other styles and in neoclassical architecture.
  2. The spirals or whorls on a gastropod's shell.
  3. The casing in a centrifugal pump, whose shape is somewhat similar to architectural volutes.
  4. A scroll-shaped carving at the tuning head of a stringed musical instrument, similar to architectural volutes.
  5. A spiral or scroll form.
  6. Any marine gastropod of the family Volutidae.


  1. Of a spring: having a spiral curve on its tail.

volute frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word volute occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

topics volute 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 volute can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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