Translation: from spanish

watered silk

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  • Watered silk — is a type of silk fabric which has been passed through a set of rollers as a fabric finishing process, to give the surface a moiré pattern.Other fabrics can be given the same process.Method of productionMoiré effects are produced from two… …   Wikipedia

  • watered silk — n [U] a type of silk with a pattern of waves on it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • watered-silk — noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern • Syn: ↑moire • Derivationally related forms: ↑moire (for: ↑moire) • Hypernyms: ↑fabric, ↑cloth, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • watered silk — Tabby Tab by, n.; pl. {Tabbies}. [F. tabis (cf. It. tab[ i], Sp. & Pg. tab[ i], LL. attabi), fr. Ar. att[=a]b[=i], properly the name of a quarter of Bagdad where it was made, the quarter being named from the prince Attab, great grandson of Omeyya …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • watered silk — /wɔtəd ˈsɪlk/ (say wawtuhd silk) noun silk which has been finished to produce a wavy or watered appearance; moire …   Australian English dictionary

  • watered silk — noun silk that has been treated in such a way as to give it a wavy, lustrous finish …   English new terms dictionary

  • watered silk — noun (U) a silk that looks as if it is covered with shiny waves …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • watered silk — Tabby …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • watered silk — …   Useful english dictionary

  • watered-silk retina — shot silk r …   Medical dictionary

  • watered — /waw teuhrd, wot euhrd/, adj. 1. having rivers or streams: an amply watered area. 2. receiving rain or other precipitation. 3. sprinkled, irrigated, etc., with water: a poorly watered garden. 4. having a wavy, lustrous pattern or marking: watered …   Universalium


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