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nacre
American English: /ˈneɪkər/
British English: /ˈneɪkə/

Translation of nacre in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • The nacre, or mother of pearl, is the innermost layer, which is composed of thin, alternating, laminae (flakes or sheets) of calcium carbonate and an organic material.
    • The oyster coats the sand grain with a silvery shiny layer called nacre.
    • Now, researchers have designed a synthetic material that mimics both nacre's internal architecture and its strength.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.