Translation of sparkling in Spanish:

sparkling

Pronunciation: /ˈspɑːrklɪŋ; ˈspɑːklɪŋ/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (shining) [gems/stars] centelleante, brillante; [eyes] chispeante, brillante
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    • There are many beautiful shots of a night sky with billions of brilliant stars sparkling.
    • Great granite cliffs reared up majestically all around us, the foreboding grey offset by sparkling ribbons of water showering diamante spray.
    • Just above the southeast horizon is the sparkling bright blue giant star Canopus.
    1.2 (lively) [wit/conversation] chispeante
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    • I read over my recent entries with a curl to my lip; I'm not at my sparkling best in winter.
    • Sadly, Mutu ends a sparkling counter-attack with a limp shot.
    • Sinead Lyons continued to show her sparkling form by continually attacking from midfield.
    1.3 (effervescent) [wine] espumoso or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) espumante
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    • Elbling, Germany's oldest grape, mostly goes into sparkling wine.
    • The taste of the fermented tea is very pleasant, being reminiscent of light, sparkling wine or sweet Most (pear juice).
    • Also, stock up on some regular or sparkling apple cider.

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