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two-tone

Pronunciación: /ˈtuːtəʊn/

Traducción de two-tone en español:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (of two shades) [paintwork/jacket] de dos tonos 1.2 (of two notes) [siren/horn] de dos notas
    Example sentences
    • Interest in the Specials has burgeoned lately with the use of the two-tone legends' ska sounds in advertisements.
    • The police officer followed him activating his vehicles blue flashing lights and two-tone horn.
    • Known officially as the Piercer it repeats 650 times per minute compared with 55 times for the traditional two-tone siren.
    1.3 (iridescent) [fabric] tornasolado
    Example sentences
    • Both were extolling the merits of the scooter - its pocket-friendly price, two-tone colour combination, and of course, a mobile-phone charger.
    • In work clothes, there are two-tone colours with the fabrics being soft, wrinkle-free and flexible.
    • The variance is nearly unbelievable; short or tall varieties, small or large flowers, two-tone flower colours, and they are single- or double-petalled.

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