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welt

Pronunciation: /welt/

Translation of welt in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (weal) verdugón (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • She rubbed, absent-mindedly at the welt of a scar on her thigh, covered and concealed by tights and a dress.
    • Daniel grabbed her hand and pulled up her shirt sleeve to revel thick welts, scabs and scars all over her arm.
    • When they arrived, the soldiers began disarming the guards and giving aid to the prisoners, whose backs, arms and legs were marked with welts and bruises.
  • 2 2.1 (on shoe) vira (feminine) 2.2 (border, seam) ribete (masculine), vivo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Elegant embellishments such as freeform beading, tiered tassels, piping insertions filled with fine rattail cord and pockets tailored with contrast welts are among his trademarks.
    • Pleats, piping, pocket welts, pocket flaps, top-stitched yokes all look wonderful in linen.
    • It has a three-button continental placket with polished agate buttons, a knit collar welt, sleeve bands, and a hemmed bottom with side vents.
    Example sentences
    • There was the outline, and around this outline ran a well-defined sewn thread which had, it appeared, attached the welt to the sole.
    • The once sealed welts have cracks, and as for the ‘uppers’, well, enough of this nonsense…
    • The big change is a frame designed along an asymmetrical last to more closely fit the anatomical sole of a boot and lock more tightly into the boot welts.

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