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chiffon

noun [U] uk   /ˈʃɪf.ɒn/  us   /ʃɪˈfɑːn/
a very thin, almost transparent cloth of silk or nylon

chiffon

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈʃɪf.ɒn/  us   /ʃɪˈfɑːn/ US
used to refer to food that is made light by adding the clear part of eggs that have been beaten: lemon chiffon pie
Translations of “chiffon”
in Vietnamese sa, the…
in Spanish gasa…
in Thai ผ้าชีฟอง…
in Malaysian kain sifon…
in French mousseline (de soie)…
in German der Chiffon…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪紡綢,薄綢, 尼龍綢…
in Indonesian sifon…
in Russian шифон…
in Turkish şifon kumaş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪纺绸,薄绸, 尼龙绸…
in Polish szyfon…
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