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beaded

adjective uk   /ˈbiː.dɪd/ us  

beaded adjective (JEWELLERY)

decorated with beads: She wore an elaborately beaded 20s-style dress.

beaded adjective (LIQUID)

beaded with sweat, perspiration, etc. covered with small drops of sweat or a similar liquid: After an hour of aerobics your face will be beaded with sweat.
Translations of “beaded”
in Chinese (Traditional) 以珠子裝飾的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以珠子装饰的…
(Definition of beaded from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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