- 1.1 (for corpse) mortaja (f), sudario (m) a shroud of mystery/secrecy [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] un velo de misterio/silencioMore example sentences1.2 [Naut] obenque (m)
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- 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.
The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.
- envolver*to be shrouded
insth the town was shrouded in fog/gloom [literario/literary] un velo de niebla/de tristeza envolvía la ciudad [literario/literary] a case shrouded in mystery [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] un caso envuelto en un velo de misterio, un caso rodeado de misterioMore example sentences
- The whole mountain is shrouded by clouds and mist, which the wind blows into various strange shapes.
- I'd noticed earlier that the alley we share had a lot of bricks scattered around, but a curtain shrouds my view of the actual wall.
- Altair craned his head around in an attempt to steal one last glance, but before he could, he found a veil of fog shrouding his view.