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marbling

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːrblɪŋ; ˈmɑːblɪŋ/

Translation of marbling in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Art/Arte] veteado (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The case has the same decoration of painted marbling on a light brown ground, and the stand is marbled in grey on black.
    • The marbling could also be painted on the back of a framing pane of glass, which was then attached to the mirror glass.
    • The artist mixes water with oil sometimes, so that, as the two liquids separate out on the canvas, a speckled effect of marbling is achieved.
    1.2 [Cookery/Cocina] vetas (feminine plural) de grasa
    Example sentences
    • Cattle producers are continually searching for alternative methods of producing beef with marbling, but with a minimum of external finish and carcass seam fat.
    • Eric recommends choosing a ‘secondary’ cut like scotch, porterhouse or rump - something with a bit of marbling in it - for tenderness and flavour.
    • Scientists at Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Centre in the US have recently found a genetic marked for potential tenderness and marbling in beef cattle.

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