Translation of miniature in Spanish:

miniature

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnɪtʃʊr; ˈmɪnɪtʃə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (small copy, version) miniatura (feminine) in miniature en miniatura
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    • Hazy, speculative figures wander through the evocative landscapes and buildings he creates using miniatures, models, televisions, glass and mirrors.
    • Rufforth Airfield has been hosting the Yorkshire Air Spectacular, with flying model craft ranging in size from miniatures to monsters with a 25 ft wingspan.
    • As miniatures of human bodies, dolls have had many meanings.
    1.2 [Art/Arte] miniatura (feminine)
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    • Johnson also worked at three-quarter-length and occasionally full-length, as well as painting portrait miniatures in oil on copper.
    • The new gallery of British portrait miniatures, including this depiction of Jane Small by Hans Holbein, opens on 2 March.
    • During his work on portrait miniatures Reynolds turned to the Victorian paintings that had been given to the museum by John Sheepshanks in 1857 as a core collection of British art.
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    • His image has also survived in a few panel paintings, later copies of original portraits, and through representations of the duke and his court in the miniatures of illuminated manuscripts.
    • It runs the gamut of art riches over the centuries, stretching to murals, miniatures and manuscripts.
    • Numerous panels, often deliberately aged, and illuminated miniatures or historiated initials, usually on reused leaves from genuine medieval manuscripts, survive and frequently appear on the art market.
    1.3 (bottle)[ botellita en miniatura de una bebida alcohólica ]
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    • Throughout the show, he finds constant excuses to swig Special Brew and bottles of scotch, even using spirits miniatures as puppets in a retelling of Goldilocks.
    • Absinthe was also put up in so-called mignonettes, comparable to the one-drink miniatures from which spirits are dispensed on airplanes today.
    • You've finished the last of the plonk in the wine rack, you've drunk the miniatures stolen from minibars and found at the bottom of your suitcase.

adjective/adjetivo

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [portrait/version] en miniatura; [poodle/terrier] enano

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