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ornament

Translation of ornament in Spanish:

noun

American English: /ˈɔrnəmənt/
British English: /ˈɔːnəm(ə)nt/
  • 1 1.1 countable (object)
    Example sentences
    • The last bed had stuffed animals on it and the desk was covered with little ornaments.
    • There was a lovely black fireplace and a tall bookshelf filled with books and small ornaments.
    • A fireplace was against one of the walls, its mantle also covered in little brass ornaments.
    1.2 countable and uncountable (decoration) [formal] the walls were bare of ornament
    las paredes estaban desnudas
    Example sentences
    • An integral part of the decorative scheme of the dishes was the now erased heraldic ornament.
    • The relationship between Gothic ornament and literature can be quite striking.
    • Banished under Modernism, it has something to do with decoration and ornament.
  • 2 (Music) (usually plural)
    Example sentences
    • Extracting the ornaments from the musical texture will greatly assist students in the polishing process.
    • Hasse begins with a simple melody which is varied and embellished with intricate ornaments that make it memorable.
    • Purcell's first seven pieces introduce various fingering combinations, simple ornaments and key signatures.

transitive verb

American English: /ˈɔrnəˌmɛnt/
British English: /ˈɔːnəmɛnt/
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