marbled


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mar·bled

 (mär′bəld)
adj.
1. Made of or covered with marble: a marbled façade.
2. Having streaks of fat: a well-marbled beef roast.
3. Mottled or streaked like marble.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.marbled - patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marblemarbled - patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble; "marbleized pink skin"
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)
Translations
مُعَرَّق كالمَرْمَر
mramorovaný
marmor-marmoragtig
márványozott
sem er meî marmaraáferî
ebrulumermerli

marbled

[ˈmɑːbld] ADJ
1. (= covered with marble) [floor, pillar, room] → revestido de mármol
2. (= patterned, streaked) [paper, tabletop, work surface] → marmolado; [meat] → con vetas de grasa; [soap] → con vetas
marbled effectefecto m marmolado

marbled

adj surface, paper, wall, soap, colourmarmoriert; marbled effect/finishMarmoreffekt m; meat marbled with fatdurchwachsenes Fleisch

marble

(ˈmaːbl) noun
1. a kind of hard, usually highly polished stone, cold to the touch. This table is made of marble; (also adjective) a marble statue.
2. a small hard ball of glass used in children's games. The little boy rolled a marble along the ground.
ˈmarbled adjective
having irregular streaks of different colours, like some types of marble. marbled stonework.
ˈmarbles noun singular
any of several games played with marbles. The boys were playing marbles.
References in classic literature ?
Leaning over the battlements and looking far down, I surveyed the grounds laid out like a map: the bright and velvet lawn closely girdling the grey base of the mansion; the field, wide as a park, dotted with its ancient timber; the wood, dun and sere, divided by a path visibly overgrown, greener with moss than the trees were with foliage; the church at the gates, the road, the tranquil hills, all reposing in the autumn day's sun; the horizon bounded by a propitious sky, azure, marbled with pearly white.
The little vessel continued to beat its way seaward, and the ironclads receded slowly towards the coast, which was hidden still by a marbled bank of vapour, part steam, part black gas, eddying and combining in the strangest way.
She was a charming woman of twenty-five or twenty-six years, with dark hair, blue eyes, and a nose slightly turned up, admirable teeth, and a complexion marbled with rose and opal.
On one side, there were the variegated tints of collared and marbled meats, set off by bright green leaves, the pale brown of glazed pies, the rich tones of sauces and bottled fruits enclosed in their veil of glass-- altogether a sight to bring tears into the eyes of a Dutch painter; and on the other, there was a predominance of the more delicate hues of pink, and white, and yellow, and buff, in the abundant lozenges, candies, sweet biscuits and icings, which to the eyes of a bilious person might easily have been blended into a faery landscape in Turner's latest style.