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Definitions for upholstery
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upholsterynoun

    covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture

  2. upholsterynoun

    the craft of upholstering

Wiktionary

  1. upholsterynoun

    The craft or business of upholstering furniture.

  2. upholsterynoun

    The materials so used.

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  1. upholstery

    Upholstery is a material or soft padding used for covering furniture such as chairs, sofas, and other items to provide comfort and enhance their aesthetic appeal. It also involves the craft or process of fitting, repairing, or replacing such materials on furniture. This term may include fabrics, springs, webbing, padding, and leather covers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upholsterynoun

    the articles or goods supplied by upholsterers; the business or work of an upholsterer

Wikidata

  1. Upholstery

    Upholstery is the work of providing furniture, especially seats, with padding, springs, webbing, and fabric or leather covers. The word upholstery comes from the Middle English word upholder, which referred to a tradesman who held up his goods. The term is equally applicable to domestic, automobile, airplane and boat furniture. A person who works with upholstery is called an upholsterer; an apprentice upholsterer is sometimes called an outsider or trimmer. Traditional upholstery uses materials like coil springs, animal hair, coir, straw and hay, hessians, linen scrims, wadding, etc., and is done by hand, building each layer up. In contrast, modern upholsterers employ synthetic materials like dacron and vinyl, serpentine springs, and so on.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upholstery in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upholstery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of upholstery in a Sentence

  1. Nina Stössinger:

    To pinpoint the kind of familiarity... the typeface should evoke, we also looked at pictures of old armchairs, in chair terms, we were going for a practical interpretation of a beautiful family heirloom ; durable upholstery, nothing overtly plushy or nostalgic.

  2. North Florida:

    If we had to isolate someone on-campus, we would want a room that's a single room that has its own bathroom where a person would isolate, and my recommendation would be that there's no porous-type furniture in there. You wouldn't want an upholstery type of thing, no rugs, because it makes it easier to keep clean afterwards.

  3. Frederick Simeone:

    He just had upholstery put it, that's all, and he put some writing on the side of the car, with house paint, but we were able to get that off.

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