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Pronunciation: /bluːm/

Translation of bloom in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable (flower) flor (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Now that it has begun flowering, the blooms are dropping as soon as they open.
    • Though summer may boast more blooms, the flower bulbs of spring hold a special place in our affections.
    • ‘Much of the drama and beauty of exotic blooms is in their unusual, long stems,’ she notes.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (time of flowering) floración (feminine) to be in bloom estar* en flor to be in full bloom estar* en plena floración to come into bloom florecer* in the full bloom of youth [literary/literario] en plena juventud, en la flor de la vida or de la edad
    Example sentences
    • The couple will also have the opportunity to meet with Chinese leaders who played a role in restoring bilateral ties and view flowering cherry trees in bloom in Beijing.
    • There were some flowering plants in bloom to be had but most of them were sad things, showing signs of weather damage.
    • Trees were not in bloom in early to mid-February and were in full bloom by early to mid-March.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (on fruits, leaves) vello (masculine), pelusa (feminine) to lose one's bloom ajarse two years later, their relationship had lost its bloom dos años más tarde, su relación había perdido el encanto to take the bloom off sth empañar algo that took the bloom off the celebrations eso empañó los festejos
    Example sentences
    • This waxy layer forms the grape's typically whitish surface, called the bloom.
    • Similarly, recent research by colleagues at Cornell has shown that berries are highly susceptible from bloom until shortly after fruit set, but become much more resistant afterwards.
    • Paraffin wax is purposely added to a mixture to create a surface bloom which acts as a barrier to sun-checking and oxidation.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [plant/tree/garden] florecer*; [flower] abrirse* it was remarkable how she had bloomed in six short months/with her pregnancy era notable cómo se había desarrollado en apenas seis meses/lo bien que le sentaba el embarazo

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