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par·quet

 (pär-kā′)
n.
1. A floor made of parquetry.
2. The art or process of making parquetry.
3.
a. The part of the main floor of a theater between the orchestra pit and the parquet circle.
b. The entire main floor of a theater.
tr.v. par·queted (-kăd′), par·quet·ing (-kā′ĭng), par·quets (-kāz′)
1. To furnish with a floor of parquetry.
2. To make (a floor, for example) of parquetry.

[French, parquetry, from Old French, diminutive of parc, enclosure; see park.]

parquet

(ˈpɑːkeɪ; -kɪ)
n
1. (Forestry) a floor covering of pieces of hardwood fitted in a decorative pattern; parquetry
2. (Art Terms) a floor covering of pieces of hardwood fitted in a decorative pattern; parquetry
3. (Art Terms) Also called: parquet floor a floor so covered
4. (Theatre) US the stalls of a theatre
5. (Stock Exchange) the main part of the Paris Bourse, where officially listed securities are traded. Compare coulisse3
6. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in France) the department of government responsible for the prosecution of crimes
vb (tr)
(Art Terms) to cover (a floor) with parquet
[C19: from Old French: small enclosure, from parc enclosure; see park]

par•quet

(pɑrˈkeɪ)

n.
1. a floor composed of short strips or blocks of wood forming a pattern, sometimes with inlays of other woods or other materials.
2. the front part of the main floor of a theater, opera house, etc., between the musicians' area and the parterre or, esp. in the U.S., the entire main-floor space for spectators.
v.t.
3. to construct (a floor) of parquetry.
[1670–80; < French, diminutive of parc park; see -et]

parquet


Past participle: parqueted
Gerund: parqueting

Imperative
parquet
parquet
Present
I parquet
you parquet
he/she/it parquets
we parquet
you parquet
they parquet
Preterite
I parqueted
you parqueted
he/she/it parqueted
we parqueted
you parqueted
they parqueted
Present Continuous
I am parqueting
you are parqueting
he/she/it is parqueting
we are parqueting
you are parqueting
they are parqueting
Present Perfect
I have parqueted
you have parqueted
he/she/it has parqueted
we have parqueted
you have parqueted
they have parqueted
Past Continuous
I was parqueting
you were parqueting
he/she/it was parqueting
we were parqueting
you were parqueting
they were parqueting
Past Perfect
I had parqueted
you had parqueted
he/she/it had parqueted
we had parqueted
you had parqueted
they had parqueted
Future
I will parquet
you will parquet
he/she/it will parquet
we will parquet
you will parquet
they will parquet
Future Perfect
I will have parqueted
you will have parqueted
he/she/it will have parqueted
we will have parqueted
you will have parqueted
they will have parqueted
Future Continuous
I will be parqueting
you will be parqueting
he/she/it will be parqueting
we will be parqueting
you will be parqueting
they will be parqueting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been parqueting
you have been parqueting
he/she/it has been parqueting
we have been parqueting
you have been parqueting
they have been parqueting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been parqueting
you will have been parqueting
he/she/it will have been parqueting
we will have been parqueting
you will have been parqueting
they will have been parqueting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been parqueting
you had been parqueting
he/she/it had been parqueting
we had been parqueting
you had been parqueting
they had been parqueting
Conditional
I would parquet
you would parquet
he/she/it would parquet
we would parquet
you would parquet
they would parquet
Past Conditional
I would have parqueted
you would have parqueted
he/she/it would have parqueted
we would have parqueted
you would have parqueted
they would have parqueted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parquet - a floor made of parquetryparquet - a floor made of parquetry    
floor, flooring - the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"
2.parquet - seating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle
seating, seating area, seating room, seats - an area that includes places where several people can sit; "there is seating for 40 students in this classroom"
theater, theatre, house - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
Translations
أرضِيَّة خَشَبيَّه
parketovýparkety
parket
parkett
parket
parketas
parkets
parketovýparkety

parquet

[ˈpɑːkeɪ] Nparquet m, parqué m

parquet

[ˈpɑːrkeɪ] nparquet m parquet floor, parquet flooringparquet floor nparquet mparquet flooring nparquet m

parquet

n
Parkett nt; parquet floorParkettboden m
(US Theat) → Parkett nt; parquet circleParkett nt

parquet

[ˈpɑːkeɪ] n (also parquet floor) → parquet m inv

parquet

(ˈpaːkei) , ((American) pa:rˈkei) noun
a type of floor-covering made of pieces of wood arranged in a design. flooring made of parquet; (also adjective) a parquet floor.
References in classic literature ?
I guessed all; I followed him this evening to the opera, and, concealed in a parquet box, have seen all.
Behind him, the French windows of the drawing-rooms through which he had passed gave glimpses, between swaying lace curtains, of glassy parquet floors islanded with chintz poufs, dwarf armchairs, and velvet tables covered with trifles in silver.
A winding drive led up between iron stags and blue glass balls embedded in mounds of geraniums to a front door of highly-varnished walnut under a striped verandah-roof; and behind it ran a narrow hall with a black and yellow star-patterned parquet floor, upon which opened four small square rooms with heavy flock-papers under ceilings on which an Italian house-painter had lavished all the divinities of Olympus.
He walked shyly and awkwardly over the parquet floor of the reception room, not knowing what to do with his hands; he was more accustomed to walk over a plowed field under fire, as he had done at the head of the Kursk regiment at Schon Grabern- and he would have found that easier.
She was hissed off the stage by the audience, partly from her own incompetency, but chiefly from the ill-advised sympathy of some persons in the parquet, (where the officers of the garrison had their admissions); and Eaves was certain that the unfortunate debutante in question was no other than Mrs.
He did not undress, but walked up and down with his regular tread over the resounding parquet of the dining room, where one lamp was burning, over the carpet of the dark drawing room, in which the light was reflected on the big new portrait of himself handing over the sofa, and across her boudoir, where two candles burned, lighting up the portraits of her parents and woman friends, and the pretty knick-knacks of her writing table, that he knew so well.
Pour ce qui est du volet relatif aux affaires ayant trait aux crimes et delits (ivresse publique et manifeste, conduite en etat d'ivresse et outrage a corps constitue), 58 affaires ont ete traitees dans lesquelles 69 personnes ont ete impliquees, dont 17 presentees devant le parquet qui a place 7 sous mandat de depot.
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approximately 2 400 m A lying lamella parquet (industrial parquet) d = 8 mm oak;
Ramid, qui intervenait dans le cadre du Club d'Assabah, a affirme : [beaucoup moins que]Je suis pret a transferer au parquet meme les dossiers qui concernent des presidents de communes appartenant au PJD, ou a nos allies le RNI, le MP ou le PPS[beaucoup plus grand que].
L'Union a appele dans son texte au respect du climat de liberte de la presse, denoncant la facon dont les journalistes du journal Al-Seiha apprehendes par le Parquet des Terres, dans une information concerne a la publication.