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tuft

 (tŭft)
n.
1. A short cluster of elongated strands, as of yarn, hair, or grass, attached at the base or growing close together.
2. A dense clump, especially of trees or bushes.
v. tuft·ed, tuft·ing, tufts
v.tr.
1. To furnish or ornament with tufts or a tuft.
2. To pass threads through the layers of (a quilt, mattress, or upholstery), securing the thread ends with a knot or button.
v.intr.
1. To separate or form into tufts.
2. To grow in a tuft.

[Middle English, probably alteration of Old French tofe, from Late Latin tufa, helmet crest, or of Germanic origin.]

tuft′er n.
tuft′y adj.

tufted

(ˈtʌftɪd)
adj
1. having a tuft or tufts
2. (Botany) (of plants or plant parts) having or consisting of one or more groups of short branches all arising at the same level

tuft•ed

(ˈtʌf tɪd)

adj.
1. furnished or decorated with tufts.
2. formed into or growing in a tuft or tufts.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tufted - (of plants) growing in small dense clumps or tufts
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
ungregarious - (of plants) growing together in groups that are not close together
2.tufted - having or adorned with tuftstufted - having or adorned with tufts; "a tufted bedspread"
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
3.tufted - (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the headtufted - (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination; "golden crested"; "crested iris"; "crested oriole"; "tufted duck"; "tufted loosestrife"
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
Translations
ذو قُنْزَعَه
trsovitýv trsech
tottet
rojtos
brúskóttur, toppóttur
majúci strapcetrsovitý
öbek/demet hâlinde

tufted

[ˈtʌftɪd] ADJcopetudo

tufted

adj (Orn) → mit Federbusch; (Bot) → büschelförmig

tuft

(taft) noun
a small bunch or clump (of grass, hair, feathers etc). She sat down on a tuft of grass.
ˈtufted adjective
having or growing in tufts. a tufted carpet; tufted grass.
References in classic literature ?
The tufted bird espied him, gave one warbling sort of crow, pounced upon him, and flapped triumphantly away.
Then, methought, the air grew denser, perfumed from an unseen censer Swung by Angels whose faint foot-falls tinkled on the tufted floor.
Then, methought, the air grew denser, perfumed from an unseen censer Swung by Seraphim whose foot-falls tinkled on the tufted floor.
His eyebrows were tufted and overhanging, which gave those naturally cold eyes an almost ferocious aspect, an impression which was increased by his strong and furrowed brow.
INTRODUCTION: Tufted folliculitis is a rare entity of the scalp that resolves with cicatricial alopecia within multiple hair tufts emerging from dilated follicular orifices (1).
A patent has been issued for a tufted surface covering, comprised of a base formed from particles of a polymer compound.
At the end of the growing season, the entomologists from the University of California, Davis reaped their reward: The artificially tufted plants produced 30 percent more cotton.
While Machine Woven is straight forward, Tufted is a term used in both machine-made and handmade goods -- to describe products that are extremely different.
The tufted construction features yarns placed by hand into a backing in any number of colors and designs; the reverse side is coated with a layer of latex to lock the yarns in place, and the back is finished with a fabric cover.
What's more, because it takes a lot less time to produce a tufted rug than a knotted one, manufacturers are able to deliver more home fashion-oriented rugs on a timely basis.