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taffeta

Saltos de línea: taf|feta
Pronunciación: /ˈtafɪtə
 
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Definición de taffeta en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A fine lustrous silk or similar synthetic fabric with a crisp texture.
Example sentences
  • Gowns in black, burnished orange, cognac and pale pink easily communicate the rock princess vibe, especially when combined with silk taffeta, velvets and plush taffetas.
  • The shapes are a lot more feminine, the fabrics - taffeta, silk and lace - are a lot more feminine, and there are more textures involved.
  • Will you hear the crisp crackle of silk taffeta or did you just use glazed cotton which will make no sound at all?

Origen

late Middle English (originally denoting a plain-weave silk): from Old French taffetas or medieval Latin taffata, based on Persian tāftan 'to shine'.

Words that rhyme with taffeta

auditor • Perdita • shopfitter

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