Translation of lace in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (fabric) encaje (masculine); (as border) puntilla (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [handkerchief/curtains] de encajeExample sentences1.2 (on uniform) [Military/Militar] galón (masculine)
- Here's what you get when you mix luxurious silk with a lace trim and fine ribbon lacing.
- Her jeans and black shirt were replaced by a dress of blue velvet, cream silk and white lace.
- Upon her bed was a gown of light blue silk trimmed with white lace and satin bows running from the neck to the waist.
- 2 countable/numerable(shoelace)2.1 cordón (masculine) (de zapato), agujeta (feminine) (Mexico/México) , pasador (masculine) (Peru/Perú) your laces are undone tienes los cordones de los zapatos desatados or (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata) desamarrados, tienes las agujetas desamarradas (Mexico/México) or (Peru/Perú) los pasadores desamarrados 2.2 (cord) cordón (masculine)Example sentences
- There was gold lace down the seams on the sides of the arms showing skin.
- She sat before the organ wearing a simple black dress, no lace, no detail.
- I had worn a little blue velvet jacket with gold lace and now I clutched it possessively.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 2 2.1 (fortify, spice)to lace sth
withsth he laced my drink with vodka me echó un chorro de vodka en la bebida the dessert was laced with liqueur el postre estaba rociado de licor a story laced with wit and irony una historia con una buena dosis de chispa e ironía 2.2 (mark, streak) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) to be laced withsth estar* surcado dealgo
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
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