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wisp

noun [C] uk   us   /wɪsp/
wisp of cloud/smoke/steam a small, thin line of cloud/smoke/steam: A blue wisp of cigarette smoke curled in the air.wisp of hair, grass, etc. a thin, delicate piece of hair, grass, etc.: A few wisps of hay still clung to her skirt. soft wisps of baby hair
Translations of “wisp”
in Vietnamese bó, mớ…
in Spanish brizna, mechón, voluta…
in Thai ปอยเล็ก ๆ…
in Malaysian secekak, sedikit, seberkas…
in French brin, fil…
in German das Büschel, der Fetzen…
in Indonesian berkas tipis…
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