fine-spun

fine-spun

(fīn′spŭn′)
adj.
1. Developed to extreme fineness or subtlety; elaborate.
2. Developed to excessive fineness; overwrought.
Translations

fine-spun

[ˈfaɪnspʌn] ADJ [yarn] → fino (fig) [hair] → fino, sedoso
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Bright rays beam dazzlingly from him, and his bright locks streaming form the temples of his head gracefully enclose his far-seen face: a rich, fine-spun garment glows upon his body and flutters in the wind: and stallions carry him.
After Davy had gone to bed Anne wandered down to Victoria Island and sat there alone, curtained with fine-spun, moonlit gloom, while the water laughed around her in a duet of brook and wind.
Paul is actually at this moment a member of the lower branch of the legislature of the State where he has long resided; and he is even notorious for making speeches that have a tendency to put that deliberative body in good humour, and which, as they are based on great practical knowledge suited to the condition of the country, possess a merit that is much wanted in many more subtle and fine-spun theories, that are daily heard in similar assemblies, to issue from the lips of certain instinctive politicians.
In this fine-spun narrative, Amy -- sensitive and gifted, but too open to the pain of the world -- and her sister Zoe, who is three years younger and afflicted with serious illnesses, are taught that the world is filled with tragedies and disasters.
While sour loser's challenging the results has become an ingrained norm, and every election is characterised by its own highly inventive and fine-spun fixing theories, the RTS collapse and subsequent time-lag in conveying outcomes provided convenient ammunition on this occasion.
Sleeves are largely absent, unless made from fine-spun silk fringing, and the few coats to be found are fashioned from ostrich feathers, or sheer tulle.
Although all initially appeared to be drooping from thick cotton rope coated in beeswax, upon further inspection they were revealed to be cradled, nearly invisibly, by fine-spun cotton-thread hammocks.
The plastic is shredded and heated in a chemical process to make fine-spun polyester yarn and woven into aecloth.'
The Angel best is seen in silhouette, its metal web of muscle-fins full stark against the sun Its Giant south-bank counterpart, with shining glove, protects its quayside alchemy behind a buried skin, fine-spun. The Northern Angel, aye, and men, will long recall the histories of the mines, the forges, and the factories; The sleeping Gateshead Gulliver is back with us from futures rich in unfamiliar reveries.
Compact-spun wools generally have more hair than fine-spun wools but whether a fabric is made from fine or compact-spun wool is often difficult to tell.
Other innovations included edible spoons made from puff pastry and short crust that can be filled; honey in a pouch; fine-spun caramel "cages," inside of which are sweet surprises like bitter chocolate, pistachio flakes, marzipan and crystallized fruit and nougat; and small, slender "bottles" of various culinary oils in what look like CD cases that fit together inside a book that can grace your bookshelf (presumably in the kitchen).
In The Stone Gods, a mixture of science fiction and fantasy, Jeanette Winterson blends fine-spun humor with pathos and fictionalizes Nietzchean eternal recurrence in three distinct social frames or dystopias historically disconnected from one another: one takes place sixty-five million years ago on a planet called Orbus, one in the seventeenth century on Easter Island, and one in the aftermath of the Third World War.