The Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), in your dictionary, defines the term veiled as the wife or the husband that has legitimacy. This use of the concept, however, is not very common in everyday language.
More common is the meaning of veiled as a conjugation of the verb to ensure which, in turn, also has several meanings. One of them indicates that watching is accompany to a person deceased by way of farewell. The subject who is veiled, in this sense, is being honored by his loved ones.
For example: “The popular singer will be veiled in the National Congress”, “When my father was veiled, we all attended except my uncle, since he could not bear the guilt of having survived the accident“, “According to information from his family, the murdered man is going to be veiled in a funeral home in the San Jorge neighborhood and then he will be buried in the Municipal Cemetery”.
The wake (also called wake or wakefulness in some countries) is a meeting in which all the individuals close to a deceased accompany their Body for a few hours before it is cremated or buried.
It is worth mentioning that not all human beings are veiled body present; In some cases, the deceased is in a different room than the one used for the meeting, or even in another building or geographic region, depending on the circumstances.
This custom is not accepted by everyone; there are people who do not want to be veiled, just as some do not want to be buried. Death is an unavoidable subject, but very difficult to deal with in many cultures, especially Western ones, where it often causes too much pain to mention, but there are those who take it naturally and refuse to participate in any celebration of character spiritual.
Similarly, some believe that veiling a deceased represents a lack of respect, an unnecessary exposure of their remains, which should be buried or cremated.
Velar can also be the act of protecting or caring. In this way, the idea de velado can be linked to this meaning: “Mr. Martínez has ensured the well-being of his employees throughout his life”, “The judge considered that the parents have not ensured the interest of the child”, “We have always ensured the safety of the president”.
In this sense, we can find different meanings in the dictionary of the RAE, such as the following: «to do guard during the night ‘,’ caring for a sick person while he sleeps’, ‘observing something carefully’.
If one person is looking out for another’s interests, they are likely to share them, have genuine feelings for them, and really want to help them. Of course, when this is transferred to the field of companies and their clients, there are always interests own, focused on the perception of monetary benefits.
Another meaning of the term veiled refers to the information that it has been “covered” by someone to prevent others from accessing it; on the contrary, it is possible to “reveal” such information, that is, to show it to those who could not see it before.
In the field of Photography analog, a roll is veiled when exposed to light improperly and therefore lose all or part of the images. Before the popularity of digital cameras, this unfortunate incident was very common when removing the film from the device without taking the precaution of rewinding it.
Veiled, on the other hand, is a last name quite frequent in countries Hispanic. In this context, we can name Oscar Velado, a Spanish actor born in 1978 with extensive experience in theater and television. You can also mention Oswaldo Escobar Velado (1919-1961), prominent lawyer, journalist and writer of The Savior.