Definición de nacre en inglés:

nacre

Silabificación: na·cre
Pronunciación: /ˈnākər
 
/

sustantivo

  • Mother-of-pearl.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The nacre, or mother of pearl, is the innermost layer, which is composed of thin, alternating, laminae (flakes or sheets) of calcium carbonate and an organic material.
    • The oyster coats the sand grain with a silvery shiny layer called nacre.
    • Now, researchers have designed a synthetic material that mimics both nacre's internal architecture and its strength.

Derivativos

nacreous

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The dorsal ligament groove is overlain dorsally and flanked laterally by the nacreous middle shell layer.
  • They suggested that this species is similar in microstructure to modern unionid bivalves, which are externally prismatic and internally nacreous.
  • The distressed surfaces, with their flinty earth tones, cobalt blues and nacreous whites, hold light like rough alabaster.

Origen

late 16th century: French, from late Latin nacchara, nacara, perhaps from Arabic.

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