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fleece

Pronunciation: /fliːs/

Translation of fleece in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 c and u (on sheep) lana (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Goats feel the cold and dislike damp and wet as they don't have thick fleeces like sheep or tough hide like cows.
    • The higher the altitude and the colder the climate, the fleece of the goats is softer and thicker and conducive to be used for shawls.
    • Classed as a primitive breed, they bear little resemblance to more common types of sheep with thick white fleeces.
    1.2 c and u (from sheep) vellón (masculine) the jacket is lined with fleece la chaqueta está forrada con corderito or (Spain/España) borreguillo the Golden Fleece el vellocino de oro
    Example sentences
    • The heavy fleece shorn from these lambs is of exceptional quality and very, very soft.
    • These padded garments, now known as gambesons, were made by sewing fleeces, raw wool or layers of woollen cloth between two layers of linen, felt or leather.
    • Before the hard times, she had simply sold her fleeces to the British Wool Board.
    1.3 c and u (artificial) corderito (masculine) or (Spain/España) borreguillo (masculine) sintético
    Example sentences
    • Fusing American Indian imagery with functional fleece, cotton and Lycra, she produces snow boarding hats, tops and coats in earthy shades.
    • How important a role does polar or micro fleece play in your outerwear line?
    • I hardly noticed the chill in the air through my jacket and layers of fleece as a light rain began to fall, and the liquid movement of my paddle made me feel completely at one with the water.
    1.4 countable/numerable [Clothing/Indumentaria] forro (masculine) polar
    Example sentences
    • For the first time, the contract will involve the supply of the entire Garda uniform, including a blouson jacket with zip-in fleece, shirts, trousers and boots.
    • He was ‘scruffy’, wearing a dark jacket, grey fleece, hat and khaki trousers.
    • He is 30 minutes late and hardly cuts an imposing figure, dressed shabbily in an old pair of tracksuit bottoms and trainers, polo shirt and fleece.

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