Definition of 'membrane'
Example sentences containing 'membrane'
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This serum balances the skin by forming a thin membrane on the face to limit moisture loss. The Sun (2013)Trim off the outer membranes and cut any fibrous bits away. A Passion for Food (1989)The outdoor varieties tend to be stronger and need the outer membrane to be skinned off. Food Watch (1994)Drain and remove the outer membranes. A Passion for Food (1989)Cut away pith and outer membrane. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A membrane of skin forms a square when their legs and arms are outstretched, allowing them to glide. The Sun (2008)It is nearly all meat (take off the tough outer membrane before cooking). Food Watch (1994)
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Translations for 'membrane'
British English: membrane NOUN
A membrane is a thin piece of skin which connects or covers parts of a person's or animal's body.
...inflammation of the thin membrane that lines the heart.
Definition of membrane from the Collins English Dictionary
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