Accent Reduction for a Chemist

Here's are some words that a chemist had some trouble pronouncing.

1) calibration saturation validation indication - The stress is on the second to last syllable.
2) calibrate saturate indicate validate - The stress is on the first syllable.
3) chromatography photography biography - The stress is on the third to last to last syllable.

The primary stress is on the vowel with bold type.
  • thermometer
  • millimeter 
  • certification
  • procedure 
  • specifications
  • parameter
  • particulates
  • inspection
  • dilution - 
  • hydrocarbon 
  • insoluble  
Two-syllable words - The primary stress is on the vowel with bold type. 
    • pipette - The stress is on the second syllable.
    • acid - The stress is on the first syllable.
    • circuit - The stress is on the first syllable.
    • Kelvin - The stress is on the first syllable.
    Adjective-noun combinations - The adjective, the first word, is more prominent or the intonation is higher. 
    • quality control
    • materials management
    • customer fulfillment
    • analytical chemistry
    • inorganic chemistry
    • residual monomer
    • standard solution
    • molecular weight
    • hydrogen bond
    • inorganic compound
    • theoretical yield