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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.
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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
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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]
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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"
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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
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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
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satin

nSatin m
adjSatin-; skinsamtig; satin dressSatinkleid nt

satin

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

[ˈsætɪn]
1. nraso, satin m
2. adj (dress, blouse) → di raso or di satin; (paper) → satinato/a
with a satin finish → satinato/a
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
Little Nap is a handsome boy, who sits chatting to his tutor, and kissed his hand to the people as he passes in his four-horse barouche, with postilions in red satin jackets and a mounted guard before and behind.
He wore a white satin jacket embroidered with gold, and having diamond buttons.
I tried to get us to all wear matching satin jackets one time but I figured it would only make us look like extras from cult movie The Warriors.