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pel·met

 (pĕl′mət)
n. Chiefly British

pelmet

(ˈpɛlmɪt)
n
an ornamental drapery or board fixed above a window to conceal the curtain rail
[C19: probably from French palmette palm-leaf decoration on cornice moulding; see palmette]

pel•met

(ˈpɛl mɪt)

n.
a decorative cornice or valance at the head of a window or doorway, used to cover the fastenings from which curtains are hung.
[1900–05; perhaps alter. of palmette (or < French palmette), employed as an ornament on wood or plaster window cornices]

pelmet

valance
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pelmet - a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casingpelmet - a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
Translations
إفْريز يُغَطّي أعلى النافِذَه
garnýžkryt závěsu záclon
gardinkappe
karnisdrapéria
kappi
karnizas
aizkaru stieņa pārsegs
garniža

pelmet

[ˈpelmɪt] N (Brit) → galería f (para cubrir la barra de las cortinas)

pelmet

[ˈpɛlmɪt] n (British)cantonnière f

pelmet

n (Brit) → Blende f; (of fabric)Falbel f, → Querbehang m

pelmet

[ˈpɛlmɪt] n (wooden) → cassonetto; (cloth) → mantovana

pelmet

(ˈpelmit) noun
a strip of cloth, wood etc hiding a curtain rail.
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