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  • 1 Carpet — Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 carpet — ► NOUN 1) a floor covering made from thick woven fabric. 2) a large rug. 3) a thick or soft expanse or layer: a carpet of bluebells. ► VERB (carpeted, carpeting) 1) cover with a carpet. 2) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 carpet — late 13c., coarse cloth; mid 14c., tablecloth, bedspread; from O.Fr. carpite heavy decorated cloth, from M.L. carpita thick woolen cloth, pp. of L. carpere to card, pluck, probably so called because it was made from unraveled, shreded, plucked… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 carpet — [kär′pət] n. [ME < OFr carpite, carpet, kind of cloth < ML carpita, thick woolen cloth < pp. of L carpere, to card, pluck: see EXCERPT] 1. a thick, heavy fabric of wool, cotton, or synthetic fibers for covering a floor, stairs, etc.: it… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Carpet — Car pet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Carpeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Carpeting}.] To cover with, or as with, a carpet; to spread with carpets; to furnish with a carpet or carpets. [1913 Webster] Carpeted temples in fashionable squares. E. Everett. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 cârpet — CÂRPÉT, cârpeturi, s.n. (Rar) Obiecte de îmbrăcăminte ieftine, proaste. – Din cârpă + suf. et. Trimis de gall, 03.02.2008. Sursa: DLRM …

    Dicționar Român

  • 7 carpet — [n] nappy floor covering carpeting, matting, rug, runner, tapestry, throw rug, wall to wall*; concept 473 …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 Carpet — For other uses, see Carpet (disambiguation). The Azerbaijani carpet, a UNESCO Masterpiece of Intangible Heritage of Humanity …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 carpet — n. 1) to beat a carpet 2) to lay a carpet 3) to take up a carpet (the carpet must be taken up and cleaned) 4) (misc.) to roll out the red carpet for smb. ( to give smb. a warm reception ); a flying, magic carpet; to call smb. on the carpet ( to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 carpet — noun 1 material for covering floors ADJECTIVE ▪ deep pile (esp. BrE), lush (esp. AmE), plush (AmE), shag (esp. AmE), shag pile (BrE), soft, thick ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 carpet — n. & v. n. 1 a thick fabric for covering a floor or stairs. b a piece of this fabric. 2 an expanse or layer resembling a carpet in being smooth, soft, bright, or thick (carpet of snow). v.tr. (carpeted, carpeting) 1 cover with or as with a carpet …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 carpet — car|pet1 W3S3 [ˈka:pıt US ˈka:r ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: carpite, from Old Italian carpita, from carpire to pull out ] 1.) [U and C] heavy woven material for covering floors or stairs, or a piece of this material →↑carpeting,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 carpet — I UK [ˈkɑː(r)pɪt] / US [ˈkɑrpət] noun Word forms carpet : singular carpet plural carpets ** 1) [countable/uncountable] a thick soft cover for a floor fitted/wall to wall carpet (= cut to fit a room): There was a green fitted carpet in the hall.… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 carpet — carpetless, adj. carpetlike, adj. /kahr pit/, n. 1. a heavy fabric, commonly of wool or nylon, for covering floors. 2. a covering of this material. 3. any relatively soft surface or covering like a carpet: They walked on the carpet of grass. 4.… …

    Universalium

  • 15 carpet — [[t]kɑ͟ː(r)pɪt[/t]] carpets, carpeting, carpeted 1) N VAR A carpet is a thick covering of soft material which is laid over a floor or a staircase. They put down wooden boards, and laid new carpets on top. ...the stain on our living room carpet.… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 carpet — car|pet1 [ karpət ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount a thick soft cover for a floor: wall to wall carpet (=cut to fit a room): There was a green wall to wall carpet in the hall. 2. ) count carpet of MAINLY LITERARY a layer of something soft covering …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 carpet — 1 noun 1 (C, U) heavy woven material for covering floors or stairs, or a piece of this material: a beautiful persian carpet | fitted carpet (=one that is cut to fit the shape of a room) compare rug (1) 2 carpet of leaves/flowers etc literary a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 carpet — /ˈkapət / (say kahpuht) noun 1. a heavy fabric, for covering floors. 2. a covering of such a fabric. 3. any covering like a carpet: they walked on the grassy carpet. –verb (t) 4. to cover or furnish with, or as with, a carpet. 5. to reprimand.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 carpet — noun 1》 a floor covering made from thick woven fabric.     ↘a large rug. 2》 a thick or soft expanse or layer: a carpet of bluebells. 3》 used in names of geometrid moths with variegated wings. verb (carpets, carpeting, carpeted) 1》 cover with a… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 carpet — 1. noun /ˈkɑrpɪt/ a) A fabric used as a complete floor covering. b) Any surface or cover resembling a carpet or fulfilling its function. 2. verb /ˈkɑrpɪt/ …

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