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mæˈskær ə; Brit. -ˈskɑr əmas·cara

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mascaranoun

    makeup that is used to darken and thicken the eye lashes


  1. mascaranoun

    A cosmetic used to darken and thicken the eyelashes.

    Etymology: From maschera.

  2. mascaraverb

    To apply mascara to the eyelashes

    Etymology: From maschera.


  1. Mascara

    Mascara is a cosmetic commonly used to enhance the eyes. It may darken, thicken, lengthen, and/or define the eyelashes. Normally in one of three forms—liquid, cake, or cream—the modern mascara product has various formulas; however, most contain the same basic components of pigments, oils, waxes, and preservatives.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. mascara

    A town of Algeria, 48 miles southeast from Oran. The town was taken and nearly destroyed by the French in 1835, and occupied a second time by Gen. Bugeaud in 1841, since which time a garrison of French troops has been constantly maintained there.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mascara in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mascara in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mascara in a Sentence

  1. Clare Hennigan:

    This is an opportunity for mascara brands to stay ahead of the curve and better compete against these trends.

  2. Uma Thurman:

    We did a much stronger brow and a bold lip for a French sort of feel. The way I shaded her eyebrows with the pencil, I created an uplifting effect. Then, I finished with a shimmering, silky-beige shadow on her lids, and went with no mascara at all. Sort of a reaction against all the fake lashes we've been seeing on the red carpet. i've been doing this for years and years and years -- people say things nice and they say things mean and it's like whatever.

  3. Randall Mahnke-Tang:

    When you wear false lashes or lash extensions, you really don't need to use mascara.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    La libertad nos permite aceptarnos a nosotros mismos y ser lo que somos en realidad. muchas veces, la gente del comercio en su realidad para un papel que no están destinados a ser. Voluntariamente el comercio de su originalidad y la libertad, y ponen una máscara para actuar, para complacer a los demás. tan artificial, la vida hueca y superficial, no importa lo atractivo que pueda parecer, puede convertirse en una cadena y carga. ser libre. Ser original. Y usted será feliz. La revilution por la libertad siempre comienza internamente, a nivel personal primero. Nunca el comercio de su libertad.

  5. Molly Ringwald:

    What really moved me about this particular woman is she was just so real. She's so flawed, she's so sharp. She's in crisis. I look at her and if she can get out of bed that day and put on mascara and put her hair back, then it's a victory.

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