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hairline

Pronunciation: /ˈherlaɪn; ˈheəlaɪn/

Translation of hairline in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (where hair begins) nacimiento (masculine) del pelo he has a receding hairline tiene entradas
    Example sentences
    • Receding hairlines and the arrival of the bald patch are feared by men around the globe.
    • Defined fringes with asymmetry and sculptured hairlines at the nape and sides finish the looks, while tonal colour featured in the collection emphasizes form and texture, enhancing a brilliant shine.
    • Another interesting medieval tradition: women at the time would pluck their hairlines in order to attain higher foreheads, which were considered more attractive at the time.
  • 2 (fine line) línea (feminine) delgada (before noun/delante del nombre) a hairline fracture/crack una pequeña fisura/grieta
    Example sentences
    • It was confirmed last night that he had suffered one hairline fracture.
    • The pessimist in me thinks that this is a hairline fracture.
    • The rock is as smooth as a windowpane and split by a single hairline fracture.

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