how to pronounce wafer


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the above transcription of wafer 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.

wafer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… your wafer hubs told the Liverpool Echo …”

meanings of wafer


  1. A thin disk of consecrated unleavened bread used in communion.
  2. A thin disk of silicon or other semiconductor on which an electronic circuit is produced.
  3. A soft disk originally made of flour, and later of gelatin or a similar substance, used to seal letters, attach papers etc.
  4. A light, thin, flat biscuit/cookie.


  1. To seal or fasten with a wafer.

wafer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wafer occurs in english on average 0.8 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 wafer 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 wafer can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

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