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mousse

División en sílabas: mousse
Pronunciación: /mo͞os
 
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Definición de mousse en inglés:

sustantivo

1A sweet or savory dish made as a smooth light mass with whipped cream and beaten egg white, flavored with chocolate, fish, etc., and typically served chilled: roulade of sole with a lobster mousse dark chocolate mousse
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These are used as required, mixed with liquids and flavourings, to ‘set’ savoury aspic, desserts such as jelly and mousse, and stabilize commercially made ice cream and other foods.
  • They have so much potential - a soufflé, cakes, crème brûlée, salmon mousse - or just a good, open omelette filled with seasonal vegetables.
  • Bavarois is a kind of dessert like mousse, but made typically with custard in addition to cream, therefore turns out thick and rich.
2 [in singular] A mass of tiny bubbles that forms on the top of a glass of champagne or sparkling wine: the Brut Réserve possesses a wonderful creamy mousse of small, compact bubbles
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A wonderful mousse of tiny bubbles and a delicious appley nose are complemented by a fine undertone of honey.
  • Johann Kattus, Alte Reserve, Brut is a startlingly dry Viennese sparkling wine with a very fine persistent mousse.
  • The wine is pale gold in colour with a fine fresh mousse and crisp fruit flavours.
3A light, foamy preparation used for styling hair: apply a dollop of volumizing mousse to the roots and work it in towards the ends of your hair experiment with different styling products such as mousses and gels
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Achieve increased resilience and shape-holding power from setting lotions, mousses and hair sprays.
  • The shelf in the bathroom was littered with tins of hair spray, styling mousse, shampoo and conditioner, blobs of each of which had been splurted onto every available surface.
  • Yucca, quince seed, balsam and yarrow are often added to natural styling gels, mousse and hair sprays for their thickening and emulsifying qualities.
3.1A cosmetic or other skincare product with a foamy consistency: fragrant shower mousse
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This lightweight, creamy shower mousse softens and smooths the skin while you enjoy the refreshing and revitalising notes of the Eau Dynamisante fragrance.
  • This gift includes body mousse, body lotion, bubble bath, soap, body spray & a natural body bath scrub brush.
4 (also chocolate mousse) A brown frothy emulsion of oil and seawater formed by weathering of an oil slick.
Example sentences
  • The recovered oil is unaffected by the conveyor belt system and does not mix the oil into a ‘chocolate mousse’.
  • Large lumps of oil or semi-solid oil/water mousse will tend to be physically lifted out of the water by the moving belt as shown at 15 in Fig. 5C.

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Style (hair) using mousse.
Example sentences
  • With his baggy pants, red goatee, and moussed hair, Mike Hoffman looks more like a guy taking some time off after college than a 25-year-old combat veteran.
  • Her hair was moussed to within an inch of its life, and even the damp Maine breeze couldn't wet or move it.
  • He wore a crisp white shirt and had his black hair neatly parted and moussed.

Origen

mid 19th century: from French, 'moss or froth'.

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