Definitions for wallpaperˈwɔlˌpeɪ pər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
paper, usu. on rolls and with printed decorative patterns, for pasting on and covering walls or ceilings.
Category: Common Vocabulary
any fabric, foil, vinyl material, etc., used as a wall or ceiling covering.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(v.t.)to put wallpaper on or in.
Origin of wallpaper:
a decorative paper for the walls of rooms
cover with wallpaper
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
decorative paper for covering walls
Decorative paper-like material used to cover the inner walls of buildings.
A style or design of such material or image.
He is letting her select the wallpapers for the whole house.
An image or tiled pattern used as a background to personalize a computer desktop.
To cover (a wall, a room, etc) with wallpaper.
Origin: From wall + paper
Wallpaper is a kind of material used to cover and decorate the interior walls of homes, offices, and other buildings; it is one aspect of interior decoration. It is usually sold in rolls and is put onto a wall using wallpaper paste. Wallpapers can come plain as 'lining paper', textured, with a regular repeating pattern design, or, much less commonly today, with a single non-repeating large design carried over a set of sheets. Wallpaper printing techniques include surface printing, gravure printing, silk screen-printing, rotary printing, and digital printing. Wallpaper is made in long rolls which are hung vertically on a wall. Patterned wallpapers are designed so that the pattern "repeats" and pieces cut from the same roll can be hung next to each other so as to continue the pattern without it being easy to see where the join between two pieces occurs. In the case of large complex patterns of images this is normally achieved by starting the second piece halfway into the length of the repeat, so that if the pattern going down the roll repeats after 24 inches the next piece sideways is cut from the roll to begin 12 inches down the pattern from the first. The number of times the pattern repeats horizontally across a roll does not matter for this purpose. A single pattern can be issued in several different colorways.
Translations for wallpaper
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
paper used to decorate interior walls of houses etc
My wife wants to put wallpaper on the walls but I would rather paint them.
- وَرَق جُدْرانArabic
- papel de paredePortuguese (BR)
- die TapeteGerman
- ταπετσαρία τοίχουGreek
- papel pintadoSpanish
- كاغذ ديواريFarsi
- papier peintFrench
- अंदरूनी दीवार की सजावट का कागजHindi
- kertas dindingIndonesian
- carta da paratiItalian
- sienų apmušalai, tapetaiLithuanian
- kertas hias dindingMalay
- papel de paredePortuguese
- duvar kâğıdıTurkish
- 壁紙Chinese (Trad.)
- آراءشی کاغذUrdu
- giấy dán tườngVietnamese
- 壁纸Chinese (Simp.)
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