gossamer
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gossamer(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (spider web)
a. la telaraña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bushes are covered in very fine threads of gossamer.Los arbustos están cubiertos en hebras finas de telaraña.
The dew on the gossamer reflects the morning sun.El rocío en la telaraña refleja el sol de la mañana.
2. (fabric)
a. la gasa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bride is wearing a beautiful dress made of gossamerLa novia lleva un hermoso vestido de gasa.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (delicate)
a. fino
This gossamer shawl doesn't keep you warm, but it looks good.Este chal tan fino no abriga, pero se ve lindo.
b. sutil
The gossamer wings of the dragonfly flap through the air.Las sutiles alas de la libélula aletean por el aire.
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gossamer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (spider's thread)
a. la (hilos de) telaraña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fabric)
a. la gasa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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gossamer [ˈɡɒsəməʳ]
noun
(web) telaraña (f); (fabric) gasa (f)
gossamer-thin muy delgado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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