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sat·in

 (săt′n)
n.
1.
a. A smooth, often silk fabric that is woven with a glossy face and a dull back.
b. A garment made of this fabric.
2. A kind of paint that dries to a smooth shiny finish.
adj.
1. Made of or covered with satin.
2. Glossy, sleek, and smooth.

[Middle English satyn, zatayn, from Old French satayn, zatin, zettonin, probably ultimately from Arabic ('aṭlas) zaytūnī, (satin) of Zaitun, from Zaytūn, Quanzhou, China (an important international trading center in medieval times), an Arabization (probably influenced by Arabic zaytūn, olive) of Middle Chinese tshẓ tɦəwŋ, an early name for Quanzhou (also the source of Mandarin Cìtóng (chéng), former name of Quanzhou).]

sat′in·y (săt′n-ē) adj.

satin

(ˈsætɪn)
n
1. (Textiles) a fabric of silk, rayon, etc, closely woven to show much of the warp, giving a smooth glossy appearance
2. (modifier) of or like satin in texture: a satin finish.
[C14: via Old French from Arabic zaitūnī of Zaytūn, Arabic rendering of Chinese Tseutung (now Tsinkiang), port in southern China from which the cloth was probably first exported]
ˈsatin-ˌlike adj
ˈsatiny adj

sat•in

(ˈsæt n)

n.
1. a fabric, as acetate, rayon, nylon, or silk, constructed in a satin weave and often having a glossy face and a soft, slippery texture.
2. a garment of satin.
adj.
3. of or like satin; smooth; glossy.
4. made of or covered or decorated with satin.
[1325–75; < Middle French satin, probably < Arabic (aṭlas) zaytūnī (satin) of Zaitun a city in China where the cloth was made, probably Tsinkiang]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.satin - a smooth fabric of silk or rayonsatin - a smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back
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"
Translations
ساتان، أطْلَس
satén
satin
szatén
satín
satinas
atlass
saténsaténový
saten

satin

[ˈsætɪn]
A. Nsatén m, raso m
B. ADJ [dress, blouse etc] → de satén; [paper, finish] → satinado

satin

[ˈsætɪn]
n (= fabric) → satin m
modif [dress, sheet] → en satin
with a satin finish [paint, surface] → satiné(e)satin-smooth [ˌsætɪnˈsmuːð] adj [skin] → de satin

satin

nSatin m
adjSatin-; skinsamtig; satin dressSatinkleid nt

satin

:
satin paper
nsatiniertes Papier, Atlaspapier nt
satin stitch
nPlattstich m
satinwood
nSatinholz nt

satin

[ˈsætɪn]
1. nraso, satin m
2. adj (dress, blouse) → di raso or di satin; (paper) → satinato/a
with a satin finish → satinato/a

satin

(ˈsӕtin) noun
a closely woven type of silk with a shiny surface. The baby's skin was as smooth as satin; (also adjective) a satin dress.
References in classic literature ?
He wore a white satin jacket embroidered with gold, and having diamond buttons.
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And given that we're talking '73-'74 here, he looked not-at-all weird in his big platform lace-ups and wide-lapelled electric-blue satin jacket.
Satin jacket with leather sleeves, Diesel Black Gold.
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Hollywood star Ryan Gosling's white satin jacket worn in hit movie Drive kicked off the trend, and stores such as Topshop, Primark and Next brought out their own versions.
There are a dozen of items going up for sale, including a vest and two sets of earrings that she wore in 'The Bodyguard', several stage costumes, including a black lace pantsuit, a gold satin jacket and a beaded bustier; and a grey velvet gown that she wore to Clive Davis' pre-Grammy Awards party in 1996.
It's this white quilted satin jacket with a scorpion on the back.
Cropped organic woven satin jacket, pounds 95, grey print skirt, pounds 55, Laura Ashley and People Tree Organic woven satin dress, pounds 85, Laura Ashley and People Tree FAIRTRADE Fortnight starts next week and fashion lovers are being encouraged to buy ethical to help families in the developing world.
He agreed, and after stopping at his digs to pick up his worldly possessions of a draped red satin jacket, a similar jacket in gold lam and a very small duffel bag, we were on our way.
There are not many 65-year-olds can get away with wearing a bright yellow satin jacket but this man wears it well
Black and cream lace-up shoes, pounds 95, Dune; Black high-waisted satin pencil skirt, pounds 35; black bolero satin jacket, pounds 39.