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pearled Line breaks: pearled
Pronunciation: /pəːld/

Definition of pearled in English:


1 literary Adorned with pearls: we saw her pearled like the Queen
More example sentences
  • The walls glowed with the pearled damask of shells.
  • They had curled my hair and clipped up one side with a pearled clip.
1.1Bluish-grey, like a pearl: her face and hair were almost the same pearled white
2Formed into drops or grains: pearled barley
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  • Duplicate subsamples of 50 g from each barley sample were added to the pearling machine for 15 s, and the pearled grain and hulls were collected in separate compartments.
  • It loomed above them, an enormous serpentine shape with pearled scales and filmy translucent fins.
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