- 1.1 (for corpse) mortaja (feminine), sudario (masculine) a shroud of mystery/secrecy un velo de misterio/silencioMore example sentences1.2 [Nautical/Náutica] obenque (masculine)
More example sentences
- Nevertheless, the image is believed by many to be a negative image of the crucified Christ and the shroud is believed to be his burial shroud.
- Sometimes the quilts are eventually used as a shroud for burial.
- The burial shroud was lying where the body had been placed and the headpiece was folded neatly and put in a different part of the tomb.
- The side decks are uncluttered except for the necessary genoa track and the mast shrouds are well inboard for easy passage and improved sheeting angles.
- There is an anchor locker forward and rigging shrouds are well inboard for easy passage fore and aft.
- The rig is a simple deck-stepped mast-head sloop with single upper shrouds and spreaders, double lower shrouds and split backstay.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- envolver*to be shrouded
insth the town was shrouded in fog/gloom [literary/literario] un velo de niebla/de tristeza envolvía la ciudad [literary/literario] a case shrouded in mystery un caso envuelto en un velo de misterio, un caso rodeado de misterio
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The Chilean presidential palace in the capital, Santiago, is called Palacio de la Moneda.