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chif·fon

 (shĭ-fŏn′, shĭf′ŏn′)
n.
1. A plain-woven fabric of sheer silk, cotton, or rayon.
2. Ornamental accessories, such as ribbons or laces, for women's clothing.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling the fabric chiffon.
2. Made light and fluffy by the addition of beaten egg whites or gelatin: a lemon chiffon pie.

[French, rag, scrap, ornamental piece of ribbon or lace, from chiffe, rag, alteration (influenced by Old French chifre, zero, thing of little value) of Old French chipe, from Middle English chip, chip, wood shaving; see chip1.]

chiffon

(ʃɪˈfɒn; ˈʃɪfɒn)
n
1. (Textiles) a fine transparent or almost transparent plain-weave fabric of silk, nylon, etc
2. (often plural) rare feminine finery
adj
3. (Textiles) made of chiffon
4. (Cookery) (of soufflés, pies, cakes, etc) having a very light fluffy texture
[C18: from French, from chiffe rag; probably related to chip]
ˈchiffony adj

chif•fon

(ʃɪˈfɒn, ˈʃɪf ɒn)

n.
1. a sheer fabric of silk, nylon, or rayon.
2. an ornamental ribbon, lace, etc., for a woman's dress.
adj.
3. made of chiffon fabric.
4. (of pies, cakes, etc.) having a light, fluffy texture, as from the addition of beaten egg whites.
[1755–65; < French, =chiffe rag (< Arabic shiff sheer fabric) + -on n. suffix]

chiffon

- First a fabric, then a type of pie.
See also related terms for pie.

chiffon

A sheer fabric, woven from silk, nylon, or cotton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chiffon - a sheer fabric of silk or rayonchiffon - a sheer fabric of silk or rayon  
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Translations
مِن قِماشِ شيفون
šifon
chiffon
siffon
šifonas
šifons
šifón

chiffon

[ˈʃɪfɒn]
A. Ngasa f
B. CPDde gasa

chiffon

[ˈʃɪfɒn]
nmousseline f de soie
modif [dress, blouse, scarf] → de mousseline

chiffon

nChiffon m
adjChiffon-

chiffon

[ˈʃɪfɒn]
1. nchiffon m inv
2. adjdi chiffon

chiffon

(ˈʃifon) , ((American) ʃiˈfon) noun, adjective
(of) a thin, light material made from silk etc. a chiffon dress.