Fleece

  • 1 Fleece — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El fleece (pronunciado /fliːs/, palabra inglesa para vellón), también conocido como polar fleece (literalmente vellón polar), o simplemente polar, es una suave tela de lana sintética de aislamiento térmico hecha de… …

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  • 2 Fleece — (fl[=e]s), n. [OE. flees, AS. fle[ o]s; akin to D. flies, vlies.] 1. The entire coat of wool that covers a sheep or other similar animal; also, the quantity shorn from a sheep, or animal, at one time. [1913 Webster] Who shore me Like a tame… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Fleece — 〈[fli:s] n.; ; unz.; Textilw.〉 aus Kunstofffasern hergestellter, starkwärmender u. zugleich wasserabweisender Stoff, der sich vor allem für Skibekleidung u. Ä. eignet [<engl. fleece „Schaffell, Vlies“; wegen des ähnlichen Aussehens u. der… …

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  • 4 fleece — [fliːs] verb [transitive] informal to charge someone too much money for something, usually by tricking them: • He fleeced investors of more than $500,000 by selling the recording rights to songs he didn t own. * * * fleece UK US /fliːs/ verb [T]… …

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  • 5 Fleece — may refer to: * The woolen coat of a domestic sheep, especially after having been sheared (but before being processed into yarn or thread); * A general term for a soft bulky fabric with deep pile. * Polar fleece, a modern synthetic material used… …

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  • 6 Fleece — Fleece, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fleeced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fleecing}.] 1. To deprive of a fleece, or natural covering of wool. [1913 Webster] 2. To strip of money or other property unjustly, especially by trickery or fraud; to bring to straits by… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Fleece — bezeichnet zweierlei: auf englisch vom Schaf entnommene Wolle Fleece (Stoff) englische und mittlerweile allgemein übliche Bezeichnung für eine Variante der synthetischen Wirkpelze, verwendet hauptsächlich für Winterbekleidung Fleece ist trotz der …

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  • 8 fleece — (n.) O.E. fleos, from W.Gmc. *flusaz (Cf. M.Du. vluus, Du. vlies, M.H.G. vlius, Ger. Vlies), probably from PIE *pleus to pluck, also a feather, fleece (Cf. L. pluma feather, down, Lith. plunksna feather ). The verb is 1530s in the literal sense… …

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  • 9 fleece — fleece·able; fleece·less; fleece; …

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  • 10 Fleece — 〈[fli:s] n.; Gen.: ; Pl.: unz.; Textilw.〉 aus Kunstofffasern hergestellter, stark wärmender u. zugleich Wasser abweisender Stoff, der sich vor allem für Skibekleidung u. Ä. eignet [Etym.: <engl. fleece »Schaffell, Vlies«; (wegen des ähnlichen… …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 11 Fleece — [fli:s] das; <aus engl. fleece »Vlies, Schafwolle«> synthetisch hergestellter flauschiger Stoff mit gerauter Oberfläche …

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  • 12 fleece — sb., n el. t, i sms. fleece , fx fleecetrøje, fleecetæppe …

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  • 13 fleece — [flēs] n. [ME flees < OE fleos, akin to Ger vlies < IE base * pleus , to pluck out > L pluma, a feather, down] 1. the wool covering a sheep or similar animal 2. the amount of wool cut from a sheep in one shearing 3. a covering like a… …

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  • 14 fleece — index betray (lead astray), defraud, deprive, dupe, prey, steal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 200 …

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  • 15 fleece — [v] plunder, steal bleed*, burn*, cheat*, clip*, con, cozen, defraud, despoil, flimflam*, gouge, hustle, jerk around*, milk*, mulct, overcharge, pluck, rifle, rip off*, rob, rook*, rope in*, run a game on*, sell a bill of goods*, shaft*, strip,… …

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  • 16 Fleece — [fli:s ], das; <englisch> ([synthetischer] Flausch) …

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  • 17 fleece — ► NOUN 1) the wool coat of a sheep. 2) a soft, warm fabric with a pile, or a garment made from this. ► VERB informal ▪ defraud, especially by overcharging. DERIVATIVES fleeced adjective fleecy adjective. ORIGIN …

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  • 18 fleece — I UK [fliːs] / US [flɪs] noun Word forms fleece : singular fleece plural fleeces 1) [countable/uncountable] the wool on a sheep 2) a) [uncountable] a type of soft artificial cloth used for making clothes, that looks and feels like a sheep s… …

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  • 19 fleece — n. & v. n. 1 a the woolly covering of a sheep or a similar animal. b the amount of wool sheared from a sheep at one time. 2 something resembling a fleece, esp.: a a woolly or rough head of hair. b a soft warm fabric with a pile, used for lining… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 fleece — [[t]fli͟ːs[/t]] fleeces, fleecing, fleeced 1) N COUNT A sheep s fleece is the coat of wool that covers it. 2) N COUNT A fleece is the wool that is cut off one sheep in a single piece. 3) VERB If you fleece someone, you get a lot of money from… …

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