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purpurina
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purpurina(
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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. glitter
La reina del carnaval tenía la cara llena de purpurina.The carnival queen had glitter all over her face.
Los alumnos decoraron sus carteles con pegatinas y purpurina.The students decorated their posters with stickers and glitter.
2. (related to paint)
a. metallic paint
Las paredes son tan centelleantes porque las pintamos con purpurina.The walls are so sparkly, because we painted them with metallic paint.
b. metallic powder
Añadimos purpurina a la pintura para darle un acabado brillante.We added metallic powder to the paint to give it a shiny finish.
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purpurina
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. purpurin
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purpurina
1 (pintura) (gen) metallic paint; (para decoración, maquillaje) glitter
medio litro de tinte para el cabello y purpurina brillante y tendrá usted un genuino representante delglamour rock
2 (oropel) glitz; tinsel
paro dorado con purpurina barata, el ocio Son la derecha de oro e ignorancia,el estrellato de purpurina
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