Definitions for velvet
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word velvet.
a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
velvet, velvety, velvet-texturedadjective
smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface
Something likened to velvet in being soft or luxurious; as, a lawn of velvet.
A closely woven fabric (originally of silk, now also of cotton or man-made fibres) with a thick short pile on one side.
Very fine fur, including the skin and fur on a deer's antlers.
To coat raw meat in starch, then in oil, preparatory to frying
Etymology: veluotte, from villus.
a silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads. Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a cotton or linen back
the soft and highly vascular deciduous skin which envelops and nourishes the antlers of deer during their rapid growth
made of velvet; soft and delicate, like velvet; velvety
to pain velvet
to make like, or cover with, velvet
Etymology: [OE. velouette, veluet, velwet; cf. OF. velluau, LL. velluetum, vellutum, It. velluto, Sp. velludo; all fr. (assumed) LL. villutus shaggy, fr L. villus shaggy hair; akin to vellus a fleece, and E. wool. See Wool, and cf. Villous.]
Velvet is a type of woven tufted fabric in which the cut threads are evenly distributed, with a short dense pile, giving it a distinctive feel. The word 'velvety' is used as an adjective to mean "smooth like velvet." Velvet can be either synthetic or natural.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vel′vet, n. a cloth made from silk, with a close shaggy pile: a similar cloth made of cotton: the velvet-like covering of a growing antler: (slang) money gained by gambling.—adj. made of velvet: soft like velvet.—ns. Vel′veret, a poor quality of velvet, the web of cotton, the pile of silk; Velveteen′, a fustian made of twilled cotton with a pile of the same material: a kind of velvet made of silk and cotton mixed throughout; Vel′vet-flower, the love-lies-bleeding.—n.pl. Vel′vet-guards (Shak.), velvet trimmings, applied metaphorically to the citizens who wore them.—ns. Vel′veting, the nap of velvet: (pl.) velvet goods collectively; Vel′vet-leaf, the Indian mallow; Vel′vet-pā′per, flock paper; Vel′vet-pile, any material with a long, soft nap; Vel′vet-scō′ter, a kind of black duck with large white spot on the wings; Vel′vet-work, embroidery on velvet.—adj. Vel′vety, made of or like velvet: soft: soft in taste or touch.—Stand on velvet, to place one's bets in such a way as not to loose in any event. [From Low L. velluetum—Low L. villutus—L. villus, shaggy hair.]
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The numerical value of velvet in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of velvet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
There are two sides of the Velvet Rope. Those who want to be on the other side and those who are on the other side.
You will love this holiday twist on the classic luscious dessert, red velvet cheesecake, keeping with the festive spirit.
We are ready to continue talks with acting prime minister Karen Karapetyan on Wednesday to ensure a transfer of power to the people, i hope that the high echelons of the (ruling) Republican Party will unequivocally recognise the popular velvet and non-violent revolution.
Could it be the tip of the camel's nose under the red velvet curtains ? ... I'd say probably not.
Some new Halloween décor has had a vintage feel to it, so it seems natural that people are seeking the ‘real deal’ — actual vintage items now, mercury glass pumpkins, textural gourds in colors other than orange, velvet pumpkins, and items decoupaged with vintage Halloween artwork are examples of newer seasonal décor with a vintage feel.
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- vellutCatalan, Valencian
- sametti, nahkaFinnish
- fleyald, floyalFaroese
- meileabhaidScottish Gaelic
- ベルベット, ビロード, 角袋Japanese
- 벨벳, 우단Korean
- SamettLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- пух, пушок, вельвет, бархатRussian
- баршун, baršunSerbo-Croatian
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