Definición de gossamer en inglés:

gossamer

Saltos de línea: gos|samer
Pronunciación: /ˈɡɒsəmə
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
1A fine, filmy substance consisting of cobwebs spun by small spiders, seen especially in autumn.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • So I made a classic cross-hair from spider's gossamer and used it to pinpoint a cell in the area I wanted to watch.
  • In the UK, gossamer is the creation of a million baby spiders that spin threads vertically from the top of bushes which will carry them off into the wind, enabling them to travel for miles.
  • It was thin and wispy, like freshly spun gossamer in the early morning light.
Sinónimos
cobweb, spider's web; silk, silky substance, Japanese silk, gauze, tissue, chiffon; thistledown, down, feather
1.1A light, thin, and insubstantial or delicate material or substance: [as modifier]: a fine gossamer fabric that clung to her skin
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • My ivory limbs glisten under the weight of the lightest gossamer.
  • It looked to have been crafted from gossamer, or light itself.
  • It resembles something sewn together out of scraps of gossamer: it's delicate and ethereal.
Sinónimos

Origen

Middle English: apparently from goose + summer1, perhaps from the time of year around St Martin's summer, i.e. early November, when geese were eaten (gossamer being common then).

Derivativos

gossamery

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • While the bulk of the album centers around gossamery ambiance, there are a few breaks from tradition.
  • Set on a bed of marinated cucumber and red pepper relish, it is then surrounded by a gossamery corn emulsion.
  • They spin a gossamery veil over the piano playing to enhance the imagery.

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