angel hair

A type of pasta, thinner than spaghetti or vermicelli; capellini.

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  • Angel hair — is a rare and perplexing phenomenon that has so far defied explanation. It is made up of silken threads that rain down onto the earth and stands out against a cloudless blue sky. Touching it will almost certainly make it vanish.HistoryIn… …   Wikipedia

  • angel hair — noun see angel hair pasta * * * ˈangel hair 7 [angel hair] noun uncountable ↑pasta that looks like very thin string when it is cooked …   Useful english dictionary

  • angel hair — 1. Also called capelli d angelo. Italian Cookery. a type of very thin pasta. 2. a Christmas tree decoration consisting of long, fine threads of white spun glass. 3. a type of building insulation made of spun glass. Also, angel s hair. * * * …   Universalium

  • angel hair — an′gel (or an′gel s) hair n. coo pasta in long, very fine strands …   From formal English to slang

  • angel hair — Go to angel dust …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • angel hair — noun a type of pasta consisting of very fine long strands …   English new terms dictionary

  • angel-hair pasta — [ān′jəl her΄] n. spaghetti made in very fine strands: also called angel s hair * * * …   Universalium

  • angel-hair pasta — [ān′jəl her΄] n. spaghetti made in very fine strands: also called angel s hair …   English World dictionary

  • angel-hair pasta — noun also angel hair Etymology: translation of Italian capelli d angelo : pasta made in very thin strings …   Useful english dictionary

  • angel-hair pasta — noun Date: 1983 pasta made in long thin strings smaller in diameter than vermicelli …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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