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How to Pronounce diatom?

Correct pronunciation for the word "diatom" is [dˈa͡ɪətəm], [dˈa‍ɪətəm], [d_ˈaɪ_ə_t_ə_m].

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"Diatom" in context

Diatoms are single-celled microscopic algae containing silica and other minerals. They are an ancient form of photosynthetic life and have been fossilized since the Jurassic period. They are some of the most abundant and ancient organisms in the world and are estimated to account for an astonishing 20-40% of all the world's biomass. They have a unique diamond-like shape and come in a variety of symmetrical structures, which makes them distinct from many other forms of plankton. They are found in both freshwater and marine habitats and also live in very cold and hot environments.

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Usage over time for diatom:

This graph shows how "diatom" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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