silk

silk(
sihlk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (material)
a. la seda
(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).
(F)
Is this tie made of silk?¿Esta corbata es de seda?
2. (botany)
a. la barba
(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).
(F)
(on a corncob)
Did you know corn silk has healthy properties and is used to make teas?¿Sabías que las barbas de mazorca tienen propiedades saludables y se usan para hacer infusiones?
silks
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (clothing)
a. los colores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Every race horse owner has unique silks for their jockeys.Cada dueño de caballo de carreras tiene colores únicos para sus jinetes.
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silk
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la seda
(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).
(F)
silk screen printingserigrafía f
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silk [sɪlk]
noun
1 seda (f)
they were all in their silks and satins the shelves were full of silks and satins
2 (Britain) (Jur) (barrister) abogadoaabogada (m) (f) superior;a abogada
to take silk (Britain) ser ascendido a la abogacía superior
note See culture box in entry QC.
silks (n) (Racing) colores (m)
modifier
[+blouse, scarf] de seda
you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear aunque la mona se vista de seda, mona se queda
silk finish (n)
with a silk finish (cloth, paintwork) satinado
silk hat (n) sombrero (m) de copa
silk industry (n) industria (f) sedera
silk thread (n) hilo (m) de seda
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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