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vase

Saltos de línea: vase
Pronunciación: /vɑːz
 
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Definición de vase en inglés:

sustantivo

A decorative container without handles, typically made of glass or china and used as an ornament or for displaying cut flowers.
Example sentences
  • These flowers in a glass vase can enhance the aesthetic appeal of one's living space.
  • Large bowls and flower vases serve to spruce up the interiors with a bit of natural greenery and bright coloured blooms.
  • The court was a homely little room, with flowers in vases and pot plants on desks rather than scales of justice and clanging doors.

Origen

late Middle English: from French, from Latin vas 'vessel'.

Derivados

vaseful

1
sustantivo (plural vasefuls)
Example sentences
  • The last two days have been overcast and rainy, but on my kitchen table sits a vaseful of silk sunflowers.
  • I have vasefuls of flowers ornamenting every room and making me look like the best little Martha Stewart ever.
  • This is a workhorse of a rose, flowering early in the summer, and producing masses of blooms that keep my house supplied with vasefuls of flowers throughout the summer.

Words that rhyme with vase

aides-mémoires, Lamaze, Lars, Mars, parse, Paz, Stars and Bars, vichyssoise

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