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"Velo" is a noun which is often translated as "veil", and "vuelo" is a noun which is often translated as "flight". Learn more about the difference between "velo" and "vuelo" below.
velo(
beh
-
loh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (face covering)
a. veil
El novio alzó el velo de la novia y la besó.The groom lifted the bride's veil and kissed her.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(screen)
a. veil
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Al gobierno le conviene tenernos tras el velo de la ignorancia.It is convenient for the government to keep us behind the veil of ignorance.
b. cloak
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
La verdad se esconde detrás de un velo de mentiras.The truth hides behind a cloak of lies.
3. (anatomy)
a. velum
El paladar blando también se llama velo.The soft palate is also called the velum.
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vuelo(
bweh
-
loh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (of an airplane)
a. flight
¡Date prisa que nuestro vuelo despega en una hora!Hurry up! Our flight takes off in an hour!
2. (of a bird)
a. flight
El vuelo del águila calva es un espectáculo majestuoso.The flight of the bald eagle is a majestic sight.
3. (shapeliness)
a. fullness
El vuelo de su traje de novia ocupaba toda la nave.The fullness of her wedding dress took up the whole aisle.
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