Translation of floss in Spanish:

floss

pelusa, n.

Pronunciation /flɒs//flɑs//flɔs/

noun

  • 1

    (fibrous mass)
    pelusa feminine
    cadarzo masculine
    • I saw a child who was albino, the hair like floss, the eyes with points of pink in them that reached up and grabbed my soul.
  • 2

    (for embroidery)
    hilo de seda (de bordar) masculine
    • Made with floss silk on khadi, phulkari is practiced by very few in the State today.
    • If you are handy with a needle and embroidery floss, do the same thing using your needlework skills.
    • Lovingly stitched from black embroidery floss onto large squares of black cotton, the figures are represented as vaguely discernible silhouettes that emphasize simple lines and bold shapes.
    • Spun silk floss is used for the filling and the cover is pure Habotai silk.
    • No creepy crawlies, just silks, furs, flosses, feathers, wood, metal and plastic on a hook.
    • Transmitters were attached in 2001 using a figure-eight loop harness made of lightweight cotton embroidery floss.
    • This wasn't so bad… at least the carpet wasn't pink, she thought as she showed the girls how to braid the colorful floss.
    • The embroidery floss of my cross-stitched past now makes its home among my bookbinding materials.
    • I'll be blending three colors of floss in each knot to match the blocks.
    • Hand-stitch the leaf to a blue square using embroidery floss.
    • If you have trouble finding cording in the correct color, consider making your own from embroidery floss or perle cotton, which is readily available in a wide color range.
    • Use felt scraps, embroidery floss, beads and other scrap materials to finish the finger puppets.
    • This is a fluorescent floss silk and certainly stands out in coloured water.
    • The birds are worked in floss silk using a variety of flat stitches.
    • Unloop the button and use matching floss or thread to wrap around the braid at the mark.
    • The dress itself was a beautiful creation, black and pink, latest fashion, covered in embroidery floss, beads and other items that came straight out of a friendship bracelet kit at the mannequin's feet.
    • ‘You only need a piece of evenweave fabric, some embroidery floss and a pair of scissors to start,’ Huang said.
    • Details are embroidered using various colours of embroidery floss.
    • You have a hoop, needle, iron-on transfers and skeins of embroidery floss.
    • If you are handy with a needle and embroidery floss, create a cross-stitch sampler featuring those words.
  • 3US informal

    (pretentious display)
    ostentación feminine
  • 4dental floss

    hilo dental masculine
    seda dental feminine

intransitive verb

  • 1

    limpiarse los dientes con hilo dental
    limpiarse los dientes con seda dental

transitive verb

  • 1

    limpiar con hilo dental
    limpiar con seda dental