Translation of crest in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (of skin)(of feathers) penacho (masculine)Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 (on helmet)
- Some males also have elegant ornamentation such as bright throat gorgets, crests and elongated tail feathers.
- Some species have crests or tufts of feathers on their head.
- Colourful crests make birds in breeding plumage easy to identify.
(of feathers) penacho (masculine)Example sentences
- Here they no longer need to balance their upper bodies on the horse's crest.
- The skull of pangolins is smoothly conical, lacking the ridges and crests found on most mammalian crania.
- In the French service they wore helmets with horsehair crests but in Saxony they wore the square-topped national cap of Poland called a czapska.
- 2 (in heraldry)Example sentences
- The two ornate crests represented the families of Ivor's grandfather and grandmother respectively.
- The shoulders are scrunched up while the king is leaning against the family crest above the fireplace.
- The tomb bears the family crest, as does the Parr Chapel ceiling.
- 3 (of wave)(of mountain) cima (feminine)to be on or ride (on) the crest of a waveExample sentences
- Just as the trek started to take its physical toll, we reached the crest of the hill and the Blue Nile Falls appeared in theatrical splendour.
- As she reached the crest of the hill she gasped at the sight.
- As they reached the crest of the hill, they could see the actual site, already cordoned off with yellow tape.
- Abruptly she also swerved to the right, dicing the crest of a tidal wave as she did so.
- Below in the glittering blue Pacific half a dozen dolphins were playing in the surf, skimming in just below the face of the breakers then flipping out over the crest as the wave broke.
- And he was up against Marcus who was on a crest of a wave.
- 4 (Anatomy)Example sentences
- The iliac crest bone marrow biopsy is the gold standard for detecting of bone marrow metastases in small cell lung cancer.
- The standard procedure consists of an iliac crest bone graft.
- The bone can also be taken from several places, commonest being the iliac crest (pelvic bone).
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