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chintz

 (chĭnts)
n.
A printed and glazed cotton fabric, usually of bright colors.

[Obsolete chints, pl. of chint, chintz, from Hindi chīṭ, chīṁṭ, splash, pattern painted on cloth, chintz.]
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chintz

(tʃɪnts)
n
1. (Textiles) a printed patterned cotton fabric, with glazed finish
2. (Textiles) a painted or stained Indian calico
[C17: from Hindi chīnt, from Sanskrit citra gaily-coloured]
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chintz

(tʃɪnts)

n.
1. a cotton fabric, usu. glazed and often printed in bright patterns, used for apparel, draperies, etc.
2. a painted calico from India.
[1605–15; earlier chints, pl. of chint < Gujarati chī̃ṭ]
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chintz

- Comes from the plural of Hindi chint, a printed Indian calico, from earlier Sanskrit chitra, "variegated."
See also related terms for variegated.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chintz - a brightly printed and glazed cotton fabric
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"
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Translations

chintz

[tʃɪnts] Ncretona f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

chintz

[ˈtʃɪnts]
n (= fabric) → chintz m
modif [covers, curtains] → de chintz
chintz curtains → rideaux mpl de chintzchin-up [ˈtʃɪnʌp] n
to do chin-ups → faire des tractions fpl à la barre fixe
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chintz

nChintz m
attr curtainsChintz-
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chintz

[tʃɪnts] nchintz m inv
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Regenbrecht, "Visual occlusion in an augmented reality post-stroke therapy scenario," in Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Chapter of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction, CHINZ 2013, New Zealand, November 2013.
Having tried out a special application of 'chase the mouse' on an iPad on her own cat, she decided to start the virtual paintings project with other moggies.This was brought to life in early February when Chinz Chagall, Cappy Warhol, Nusan Pollock, Ezra Picasso, Marco Angelo and Guppy Van Gogh were given free rein to paint.Joyce said: "A mouse appears on the iPad screen and starts moving around, catching the interest of the cat.
Christmas is all about the chinz and nowhere does chinz quite like Dragonmart.