Hay 2 definiciones de cape en inglés:

cape1

Saltos de línea: cape
Pronunciación: /keɪp
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A sleeveless cloak, typically a short one: he was wearing a flowing cape
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    • He wears a grey t-shirt underneath a plaid flannel shirt and short grey cape, jeans, runners, and a plain black mask.
    • His short cape blew along with the night wind, dancing to its melody as it sang through the desert.
    • Nutty knitwear - woollen boots, sparkly, spartan leg warmers, bizarre capes and frocks combined to create a blindingly colourful but incomprehensible collection.
    Sinónimos
    cloak, mantle, shawl, wrap, stole, tippet; South American poncho, serape; Ecclesiastical cope, mozzetta, amice
    archaic mantlet
    rare pelisse, pelerine
  • 1.1A part of a longer coat or cloak that falls loosely over the shoulders from the neckband: the robe was decorated with gold lace on the fronts, cape, and hem
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    • Cover clothing with the shoulder capes or take a cotton sheet and drape it over the clothing for the season to avoid dust and fading.
  • 2North American The pelt from the head and neck of an animal, for preparation as a hunting trophy: the hair on a cape for the taxidermist can spoil in warm weather

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  • (In bullfighting) taunt (the bull) by flourishing a cape: the film shows a man expertly caping a charging bull

Derivativos

caped

adjetivo
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  • After playing the caped hero in two sequels, he knew there was a danger of becoming typecast.
  • Painted to the right was what was left of a faded image of a caped woman with blonde hair, holding a bow.
  • The caped figure removed the hood and turned around to face her.

Origen

mid 16th century: from French, from Provençal capa, from late Latin cappa 'covering for the head'.

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Pronunciación: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
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Hay 2 definiciones de cape en inglés:

cape2

Saltos de línea: cape
Pronunciación: /keɪp
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A headland or promontory: we could see the island from the cape
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    • ‘And this,’ he said, with a sweep of his arm that took in the stark capes and headlands, the fleets of islands and the sea around us, ‘this was my school room.’
    • For the same reasons sanctuaries were sited at the tip of capes or peninsulas or on an island close to the mainland.
    • Without wasting a moment we head for the last cape of the Peninsula de Paria, with the help of a GPS that they inexplicably left behind.
    Sinónimos
    headland, promontory, point, head, foreland, neck; bluff, cliff, precipice, prominence, projection, overhang; horn, hook, bill, ness, naze; peninsula; Scottish mull
    rare chersonese
  • 1.1 (the Cape) The Cape of Good Hope.
  • 1.2 (the Cape) The former Cape Province of South Africa.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French cap, from Provençal, based on Latin caput 'head'.

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