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
References in classic literature ?
There were no carpets, and on the hardwood floor he caught a glimpse of several wolf and coyote skins.
He had never before appreciated a plain hardwood floor with a couple of wolfskins; it sure beat all the carpets in creation.
Yes, and a good part of it is going into a first-class modern house with a heating plant and running hot and cold water in a tiled-floor bath-room, and a concrete cellar for the woman's preserved things and built-in cupboards, lots of closets, a big garret, and hardwood floors and fancy paper on the walls, and the prettiest polished golden oak furniture you can buy in Kansas City, not to mention a big fireplace and wide, sunny porches.
Harvey had a notion that the east coast of his native land, from Mount Desert south, was populated chiefly by people who took their horses there in the summer and entertained in country-houses with hardwood floors and Vantine portieres.
HAS ADDED TWO PRODUCTS to help combat dirt, dust bunnies, spills, splatters and more on hardwood floor surfaces.
Dwayne Miller, owner of Miller Commercial Flooring, said the museum's specifications called for an American red oak hardwood floor, and "we absolutely wanted to do everything we could to make sure that that hardwood came from the state of Arkansas.
Dale Jenks has joined the staff of Walkers Carpet One Floor & Home, where he has been appointed as the manager of the Magnus Anderson hardwood floor restoration division.
Each ad, targeted to women 25 to 54, offers a different domestic situation--kids eating ice cream or a cat chasing a mouse, for example--where the durability of the Armstrong hardwood floor is tested.
That's why Hardwood Floor Store has upgraded its new showroom to meet the growing demand for the newest trend in flooring.
However, with the enthusiasm and dedication of the growing DIY market and the advent of new fitting technologies, the choice of laying your own hardwood floor is now within the grasp of most people who display good practical skills.
Until now the traditional methods of fitting a solid hardwood floor required the timber to be nailed or glued to the subfloor.
A few years ago, homeowners who wanted a hardwood floor had anywhere from 20 to 30 tree species from which to select.