Canton crepe

Can.ton crepe
[kænt'ɔn kreip] n crepe da China (tecido).

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  • Canton crepe — [kant′ n, kan′tän΄] n. [after CANTON, China] a soft, crinkled silk or rayon fabric, like crepe de Chine but heavier …   English World dictionary

  • Canton Crepe — A heavy and coarse crepe, plain weave, usually all silk, but rayon is often used for weft. The weft is woven two picks right, and two picks reverse twist on box looms. The cloth is piece dyed. A 45 in. cloth will finish to 41 in. The all silk… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Canton crepe — noun a soft thick crinkled dress crepe; heavier than crepe de Chine • Hypernyms: ↑crepe, ↑crape * * * ˈka(a)n.ˌtän noun Usage: often capitalized 1st C Etymology: from Canton, China : a soft thick dress crepe made of silk or r …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canton crepe — a thin, light, silk or rayon crepe with a finely wrinkled surface, heavier in texture than crepe de Chine. [1860 65; named after CANTON, China] * * * …   Universalium

  • Canton crepe — /kæntɒn ˈkreɪp/ (say kanton krayp) noun a thin, light silk or rayon crepe with a finely wrinkled surface, heavier in texture than crepe de chine. {named after Canton} …   Australian English dictionary

  • crepe — /krayp/, n., v., creped, creping. n. 1. a lightweight fabric of silk, cotton, or other fiber, with a finely crinkled or ridged surface. 2. a usually black band or piece of this material, worn as a token of mourning. 3. a thin, light, delicate… …   Universalium

  • crêpe — /krayp/; for 2 also /krep/ or, Fr., /krddep/, n., pl. crêpes /krayps/; for 2 also /kreps/ or, Fr., /krddep/. 1. crepe (defs. 1, 2). 2. crepe (def. 3). [ < F; see CREPE] * * * ▪ cloth French  Crêpe …   Universalium

  • crepe — I noun 1. paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations • Syn: ↑crepe paper • Hypernyms: ↑paper 2. small very thin pancake • Syn: ↑crape, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • crepe marocain — noun a dress crepe; similar to Canton crepe • Syn: ↑marocain • Hypernyms: ↑crepe, ↑crape * * * noun Etymology: French crêpe maracain, literally, Moroccan crepe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crepe — Cr[^e]pe (kr[asl]p), [F.] n. 1. Same as {Crape}. [Also spelled {crepe}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (kr[^a]p; Eng. kr[=a]p), Any of various crapelike fabrics, whether crinkled or not. 3. A small thin pancake. [wns16=2] [PJC] 4. Paper with a finely crinkle …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crepe de Chine — Crepe Cr[^e]pe (kr[asl]p), [F.] n. 1. Same as {Crape}. [Also spelled {crepe}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (kr[^a]p; Eng. kr[=a]p), Any of various crapelike fabrics, whether crinkled or not. 3. A small thin pancake. [wns16=2] [PJC] 4. Paper with a finely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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