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Meaning of "veil-like" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VEIL-LIKE

veil-like  [ˈveɪlˌlaɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VEIL-LIKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Veil-Like is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES VEIL-LIKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of veil-like in the English dictionary

The definition of veil-like in the dictionary is similar to or resembling a veil.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VEIL-LIKE


cell-like
ˈsɛlˌlaɪk
eel-like
ˈiːlˌlaɪk
funnel-like
ˈfʌn əlˌlaɪk
gaol-like
ˈdʒeɪlˌlaɪk
gill-like
ˈɡɪlˌlaɪk
jewel-like
ˈdʒuːəlˌlaɪk
mammal-like
ˈmæməlˌlaɪk
metal-like
ˈmetəlˌlaɪk
oil-like
ˈɔɪlˌlaɪk
scale-like
ˈskeɪlˌlaɪk
shalelike
ˈʃeɪlˌlaɪk
snail-like
ˈsneɪlˌlaɪk
soul-like
ˈsəʊlˌlaɪk
tail-like
ˈteɪlˌlaɪk
temple-like
ˈtempəlˌlaɪk
tilelike
ˈtaɪlˌlaɪk
tunnel-like
ˈtʌnəlˌlaɪk
wall-like
ˈwɔːlˌlaɪk
whalelike
ˈweɪlˌlaɪk
wool-like
ˈwʊlˌlaɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VEIL-LIKE

veil
veiled
veiledly
veiling
veilless
veilleuse
veily
vein
veinal
veined
veiner
veining
veinless
veinlet
veinlike
veinous
veinstone
veinule
veiny

WORDS THAT END LIKE VEIL-LIKE

bird-like
cloth-like
daughter-like
dislike
forest-like
garden-like
guitar-like
hammer-like
human-like
jacket-like
jelly-like
like-for-like
ribbon-like
shell-like
stone-like
summer-like
village-like
virus-like
water-like
winter-like
woman-like

Synonyms and antonyms of veil-like in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «veil-like» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VEIL-LIKE

Find out the translation of veil-like to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of veil-like from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «veil-like» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

轻纱般
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

- velo como
570 millions of speakers

English

veil-like
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घूंघट की तरह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مثل الحجاب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вуаль , как
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

véu semelhante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘোমটা মত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

voile comme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Seperti tudung
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schleierartigen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ベールのような
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

베일 같은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kaya kudhi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mạng che mặt giống như
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முக்காடு போன்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भेकडाप्रमाणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Perde gibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

velo -come
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jak zasłona
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вуаль , як
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- voal ca
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πέπλο - όπως
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sluier -agtige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slöja liknande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slør -aktig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of veil-like

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VEIL-LIKE»

The term «veil-like» is normally little used and occupies the 147.433 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VEIL-LIKE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about veil-like

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VEIL-LIKE»

Discover the use of veil-like in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to veil-like and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Miscellaneous Series ...
Muslins and netted or veil-like fabrics of cotton, unbleached, plain. 377b. Muslins and cotton fabrics, netted or veil-like, unbleached, worked. 3770. Muslins and netted or veil-like fabrics of cotton, unbleached, brocaded. 378a. Muslims and ...
United States. Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, 1919
2
Import and Export Schedules of Italy ...
Muslins and netted or veil-like fabrics of cotton, unbleached, plain. 377b. Muslins and cotton fabrics, netted or veil-like, unbleached, worked. 3770. Muslins and netted or veil-like fabrics of cotton, unbleached, brocaded. Muslins and netted or  ...
‎1920
3
Miscellaneous Series
Muslins and netted or veil-like fabrics of cotton, unbleached, plain. 3776. Muslins and cotton fabrics, netted or veil-like, unbleached, worked. 377c. Muslins and netted or veil-like fabrics of cotton, unbleached, brocaded. 378a. Muslins and ...
‎1920
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Veil
Right now, the way it's set up, you can use one Veil device to perform an entire Veil. Like you did with Brock, you know?” “Yeah.” “Well, imagine if every Veil was given its own identifying number. Its own serial code or whatever, but specific to ...
Aaron Overfield
5
Veil of the Goddess
Ivy laughed again, then swirled Mary's Veil like a matador waving his cape before a bull. The small plastic bags of herbs they'd left smoldering in the crypt should have burned out long before. Impossibly, though, they hadn't. A rich cloud of ...
Rob Preece
6
Belly Dancing Basics
In Egyptian belly dancing, which is primarily cabaret style, the dancers generally enter with a veil, spend a few minutes or so dancing with it, then discard it to continue their routine. When a dancer plans on using a veil like this, a highly ornate ...
Laura A. Cooper, 2004
7
Lilly's Torment [Beyond the Veil 2]
Those are mere passageways, like doors, from realm to realm, and not a Veil like what was created to keep you and us separated until you came of age, in a manner of speaking.” Leading her through the hall to the garage, he snagged a set of ...
Honor James, 2014
8
My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes: ...
Many women who wore the veil, like my own grandmother, had done so because of their religious beliefs; many who had chosen not to wear the veil but considered themselves Muslims, like my mother, were now branded as infidels. The veil ...
Lila Azam Zanganeh, 2006
9
Bloom's How to Write about Nathaniel Hawthorne
While good literary symbols, by definition, defy precise explanation or categorization, Hooper's veil, like Hester Prynne's scarlet A, seems particularly elusive. Given that the story and the narrator seem to insist on this elusiveness, you might ...
Laurie A. Sterling, 2009
10
Ghosts, Metaphor, and History in Toni Morrison's Beloved and ...
Morrison uses the veil, like the bridge, as a metaphor for barriers and access to the unknown, for marking both the separation and the traversal of disparate frames of reference. As Freeman observes, “The veil, like a bridge, connects the ...
Daniel Erickson, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VEIL-LIKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term veil-like is used in the context of the following news items.
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5 Reasons Why You Need to Get Into the Hand Cream Habit
With a more intense version of Jurlique's naturally-derived signature rose scent, Precious Rose Hand Cream lifts and invigorates the senses as its veil-like ... «PopSugar Australia, Jul 15»
2
Karl Lagerfeld Brought Chanel Couture to the Casino for Fall 2015
Kendall Jenner had the honor of closing the show as the couture bride, wearing a crisp double-breasted white coat, slim trousers and a veil-like shawl that ... «Fashionista, Jul 15»
3
Woman's Custodial Death Sparks Outrage in Assam, Meghalaya
... personnel on duty broke open the door and found her hanging with a veil-like piece of cloth,” Guwahati Police Commissioner Mukesh Agarwal told reporters. «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
4
Owl-inspired material to reduce wind turbine noise
Early attempts to replicate this structure included covering a blade with a wedding veil-like material, which, despite the open structure of the material, reduced ... «Gizmag, Jun 15»
5
Beauty clinic: how to fake a natural looking tan
While the best straight self-tan perfects skin as foundation does, without being so opaque it doesn't look real, its baby sister - gradual tan - is more veil-like and ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
6
Chanel Couture Was a Magical Greenhouse
... that were "unfinished," or coming apart. The models also wore black veil-like tulle over their eyes and playful flower-pot-shaped beanies, covered in blooms. «New York Magazine, Jan 15»
7
The Northwest's Best Hidden Waterfalls
A pristine creek rushing toward the spring splinters off just prior, creating a delicate, veil-like cascade, as the water careens into the 70-foot basalt palisade. «Portland Monthly, Aug 14»
8
The veil-like Chapattis of Bannu
The veil-like Chapattis of Bannu 2014-07-05 19:58:40. Tags : bannu, roti,. Chapattis are cooked and eaten throughout the country but there is none like the one ... «dunyanews.tv, Jul 14»
9
Lady Gaga Wears Wedding Dress For Surprise Tony Bennett …
The 'Marry The Night' singer took to the stage in a white beaded gown, fit with a diamond encrusted collar and veil-like cloak. Captioning the black and white ... «MTV UK, Jul 14»
10
Morris Louis Veils Series To Be Exhibited In New York Gallery
In these works, ethereal layers of luminescent color cascade down the canvas in the veil-like configurations that lend the series its name. Along the edges of ... «ArtLyst, Jun 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Veil-Like [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/veil-like>. Sep 2020 ».
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