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pincelada
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pincelada(
peen
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lah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (art)
a. brushstroke
El pintor realizaba pinceladas largas sobre el lienzo.The painter made long brushstrokes on the canvas.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(detail)
a. touch
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
¿Ya publicaste la novela? - No, todavía me falta darle las pinceladas finales.Did you publish your novel? - No, I still need to add the final touches.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(brief, general comment on something)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Solo voy a dar una pincelada sobre lo ocurrido.I'm just going to briefly comment on what happened.
En tres pinceladas nos explicó Manuel de qué se trata su novela.Manuel described his novel to us in broad strokes.
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pincelada
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. brushstroke
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
a grandes pinceladasin broad terms
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pincelada
brushstroke
última pincelada finishing touch
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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