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dam·ask

 (dăm′əsk)
n.
1. A rich patterned fabric of cotton, linen, silk, or wool.
2. A fine, twilled table linen.
3. Damascus steel.
4. The wavy pattern on Damascus steel.
tr.v. dam·asked, dam·ask·ing, dam·asks
1. To damascene.
2. To decorate or weave with rich patterns.

[Middle English, Damascus, damask, from Latin Damascus, from Greek Damaskos.]

dam′ask adj.

damask

(ˈdæməsk)
n
1. (Crafts)
a. a reversible fabric, usually silk or linen, with a pattern woven into it. It is used for table linen, curtains, etc
b. table linen made from this
c. (as modifier): a damask tablecloth.
2. (Metallurgy) short for Damascus steel
3. (Metallurgy) the wavy markings on such steel
4. (Colours)
a. the greyish-pink colour of the damask rose
b. (as adjective): damask wallpaper.
vb
(Textiles) (tr) another word for damascene1
[C14: from Medieval Latin damascus, from Damascus, where this fabric was originally made]

dam•ask

(ˈdæm əsk)

n.
1. an elaborately patterned, usu. reversible fabric of linen, silk, cotton, wool, or synthetic fibers, woven on a Jacquard loom.
2.
b. the wavy appearance of such steel.
3. the pink color of the damask rose.
adj.
4. made of or resembling damask.
5. of the pink color of the damask rose.
v.t.
6. to damascene.
[1200–50; Middle English damaske < Medieval Latin damascus, after Damascus]

damask


Past participle: damasked
Gerund: damasking

Imperative
damask
damask
Present
I damask
you damask
he/she/it damasks
we damask
you damask
they damask
Preterite
I damasked
you damasked
he/she/it damasked
we damasked
you damasked
they damasked
Present Continuous
I am damasking
you are damasking
he/she/it is damasking
we are damasking
you are damasking
they are damasking
Present Perfect
I have damasked
you have damasked
he/she/it has damasked
we have damasked
you have damasked
they have damasked
Past Continuous
I was damasking
you were damasking
he/she/it was damasking
we were damasking
you were damasking
they were damasking
Past Perfect
I had damasked
you had damasked
he/she/it had damasked
we had damasked
you had damasked
they had damasked
Future
I will damask
you will damask
he/she/it will damask
we will damask
you will damask
they will damask
Future Perfect
I will have damasked
you will have damasked
he/she/it will have damasked
we will have damasked
you will have damasked
they will have damasked
Future Continuous
I will be damasking
you will be damasking
he/she/it will be damasking
we will be damasking
you will be damasking
they will be damasking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been damasking
you have been damasking
he/she/it has been damasking
we have been damasking
you have been damasking
they have been damasking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been damasking
you will have been damasking
he/she/it will have been damasking
we will have been damasking
you will have been damasking
they will have been damasking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been damasking
you had been damasking
he/she/it had been damasking
we had been damasking
you had been damasking
they had been damasking
Conditional
I would damask
you would damask
he/she/it would damask
we would damask
you would damask
they would damask
Past Conditional
I would have damasked
you would have damasked
he/she/it would have damasked
we would have damasked
you would have damasked
they would have damasked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.damask - a table linen made from linen with a damask patterndamask - a table linen made from linen with a damask pattern
napery, table linen - linens for the dining table
2.damask - a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it
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"
Adj.1.damask - having a woven pattern; "damask table linens"
fancy - not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"
Translations
damastivaaleanpunainen

damask

[ˈdæməsk]
A. ADJ [cloth] → adamascado; [steel] → damasquinado
B. N (= cloth) → damasco m; (= steel) → acero m damasquinado
C. VT [+ cloth] → adamascar; [+ steel] → damasquinar
D. CPD damask rose Nrosa f de Damasco

damask

[ˈdæməsk] n (= cloth) → damas m

damask

n
Damast m
damask (steel)Damaszener Stahl m
adj
Damast-, aus Damast; damask tableclothDamasttischdecke f
(liter: colour) → rosig

damask

[ˈdæməsk]
1. ndamasco
2. adjdamascato/a
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