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1. Material used for carpets.
2. A carpet or carpets.
(Furniture) carpet material or carpets in general
1. a heavy woven or felted fabric for covering floors.
2. a covering of this.
3. any surface or covering resembling a carpet.v.t.
4. to cover or furnish with or as if with a carpet.Idioms:
on the carpet, summoned for a reprimand.
[1300–50; Middle English carpete cloth covering < Middle French carpite or Medieval Latin carpīta < Italian carpita < Vulgar Latin *carpīta, past participle of *carpīre, for Latin carpere to pluck]
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|Noun||1.||carpeting - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)|
broadloom - a carpet woven on a wide loom to obviate the need for seams
Brussels carpet - a carpet with a strong linen warp and a heavy pile of colored woolen yarns drawn up in uncut loops to form a pattern
drugget - a rug made of a coarse fabric having a cotton warp and a wool filling
edging - border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)
flying carpet - (Asian folktale) an imaginary carpet that will fly people anywhere they wish to go
furnishing - (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable
hearthrug - a rug spread out in front of a fireplace
Kurdistan - an oriental rug woven by Kurds that is noted for fine colors and durability
red carpet - a strip of red carpeting laid down for dignitaries to walk on
runner - a long narrow carpet
stair-carpet - a strip of carpet for laying on stairs