parquetry


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par·quet·ry

 (pär′kĭ-trē)
n. pl. par·quet·ries
Inlay of wood, often of different colors, that is worked into a geometric pattern or mosaic and is used especially for floors.

[French parqueterie, from parquet; see parquet.]

parquetry

(ˈpɑːkɪtrɪ)
n
(Art Terms) a geometric pattern of inlaid pieces of wood, often of different kinds, esp as used to cover a floor or to ornament furniture. Compare marquetry

par•que•try

(ˈpɑr kɪ tri)

n.
mosaic work of wood used for floors, wainscoting, etc.; marquetry.
[1835–45; < French parqueterie. See parquet, -ery]

parquetry

mosaic work in wood, a form of marquetry, used mostly for floors and wainscoting.
See also: Ornamentation, Wood
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parquetry - a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floorparquetry - a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
floor cover, floor covering - a covering for a floor
inlay - a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface
Translations

parquetry

[ˈpɑːkɪtrɪ] N (= floor) → entarimado m; (= activity) → obra f de entarimado

parquetry

nMosaikparkett nt
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Then the house had been boldly planned with a ball-room, so that, instead of squeezing through a narrow passage to get to it (as at the Chiverses') one marched solemnly down a vista of enfiladed drawing- rooms (the sea-green, the crimson and the bouton d'or), seeing from afar the many-candled lustres reflected in the polished parquetry, and beyond that the depths of a conservatory where camellias and tree-ferns arched their costly foliage over seats of black and gold bamboo.
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Simply opening the door of the archive does not give immediate access to it, especially not visually; instead, a set of bookshelves, packed with a parquetry of tape reels and LPs (stored vertically) and oversized print volumes (stored horizontally), occludes any panoramic view of the archival space.
At first, the news that 'The linoleum in [Dougal's] room was imitation parquetry and shone with polish' suggests the pride in appearance that put suburbs like Peckham at the vanguard of middle-class respectability.