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dam·a·scene

 (dăm′ə-sēn′, dăm′ə-sēn′)
tr.v. dam·a·scened, dam·a·scen·ing, dam·a·scenes
To decorate (metal) with wavy patterns of inlay or etching.
n.
1. Metalwork decorated with wavy patterns of inlay or etching.
2. Fabric having a wavy pattern; moiré.
adj.
1. Of or relating to damascening.
2. Of or relating to damask.

[French damasquiner, from damasquin, of Damascus, from Latin Damascēnus, from Greek Damaskēnos, from Damaskos, Damascus.]

dam′a·scen′er n.

damascene

(ˈdæməˌsiːn; ˌdæməˈsiːn)
vb
(Crafts) (tr) to ornament (metal, esp steel) by etching or by inlaying, usually with gold or silver
n
(Crafts) a design or article produced by this process
adj
(Crafts) of or relating to this process
Also: damasceene or damasquin
[C14: from Latin damascēnus of Damascus]

Damascene

(ˈdæməˌsiːn; ˌdæməˈsiːn)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Damascus
n
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Damascus
2. (Animals) a variety of domestic fancy pigeon with silvery plumage

Dam•a•scene

(ˈdæm əˌsin)

adj., n., v. -scened, -scen•ing. adj.
1. of or pertaining to the city of Damascus.
2. (l.c.) of or pertaining to the art of damascening.
n.
3. an inhabitant of Damascus.
4. (l.c.) work or patterns produced by damascening.
v.t.
5. (l.c.) Also, damaskeen. to produce wavy lines on (Damascus steel).
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin Damascēnus of Damascus < Greek Damaskēnós]

damascene


Past participle: damascened
Gerund: damascening

Imperative
damascene
damascene
Present
I damascene
you damascene
he/she/it damascenes
we damascene
you damascene
they damascene
Preterite
I damascened
you damascened
he/she/it damascened
we damascened
you damascened
they damascened
Present Continuous
I am damascening
you are damascening
he/she/it is damascening
we are damascening
you are damascening
they are damascening
Present Perfect
I have damascened
you have damascened
he/she/it has damascened
we have damascened
you have damascened
they have damascened
Past Continuous
I was damascening
you were damascening
he/she/it was damascening
we were damascening
you were damascening
they were damascening
Past Perfect
I had damascened
you had damascened
he/she/it had damascened
we had damascened
you had damascened
they had damascened
Future
I will damascene
you will damascene
he/she/it will damascene
we will damascene
you will damascene
they will damascene
Future Perfect
I will have damascened
you will have damascened
he/she/it will have damascened
we will have damascened
you will have damascened
they will have damascened
Future Continuous
I will be damascening
you will be damascening
he/she/it will be damascening
we will be damascening
you will be damascening
they will be damascening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been damascening
you have been damascening
he/she/it has been damascening
we have been damascening
you have been damascening
they have been damascening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been damascening
you will have been damascening
he/she/it will have been damascening
we will have been damascening
you will have been damascening
they will have been damascening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been damascening
you had been damascening
he/she/it had been damascening
we had been damascening
you had been damascening
they had been damascening
Conditional
I would damascene
you would damascene
he/she/it would damascene
we would damascene
you would damascene
they would damascene
Past Conditional
I would have damascened
you would have damascened
he/she/it would have damascened
we would have damascened
you would have damascened
they would have damascened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Damascene - a native or inhabitant of Damascus
capital of Syria, Damascus, Dimash - an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus
Syrian - a native or inhabitant of Syria
2.damascene - a design produced by inlaying gold or silver into steel
pattern, design, figure - a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
Verb1.damascene - inlay metal with gold and silver
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
inlay - decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal
Adj.1.damascene - of or relating to or characteristic of Damascus or its people; "damascene city gates"
2.damascene - (of metals) decorated or inlaid with a wavy pattern of different (especially precious) metals; "a damascened sword"
fancy - not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"
Translations

damascene

[ˈdæməsiːn]
B. VTdamasquinar

damascene

vtdamaszieren; damascened bladesDamaszener Klingen pl
References in classic literature ?
On one side of the saddle hung a short battle-axe, richly inlaid with Damascene carving; on the other the rider's plumed head-piece and hood of mail, with a long two-handed sword, used by the chivalry of the period.
The Damascenes are the ugliest, wickedest looking villains we have seen.
The advisory council of Musanze district has elected Ntirenganya Emmanuel as the acting mayor replacing Habyarimana Jean Damascene who resigned yesterday.
Damascus, SANA_ In al-Jazmatiya area in Damascene neighborhood of al-Midan , the visitor stands in front of a human developmental project called Bait al-Sharq for heritage, one of projects of the Syrian Association of "al-Wafa" for development.
His topics include the commentaries on the works of Aristotle, Gnosticism and Neoplatonism: philosophy in the first centuries and Gnosis, the commentaries on two treatises of Boethius, the metaphysics of the Liber de causis, Saint John Damascene and Saint Anselm of Canerbury, Islamic philosophy: Avicenna and Averroes, and Jewish philosophy: Avicebron and Maimonides.
The country received 100 roses to mark this year's important anniversaries.Bulgaria has presented Slovakia with 100 Damascene Oil roses and other decorative examples from its Rose Valley, on the occasion of its two important anniversaries: 100 years after the establishment of the first Czechoslovak Republic and 25 years of Slovakia's independence.
But my whole point is this: has he just has some Damascene conversion?
"After about two months, I started thinking about returning to my former profession and I decided to open a business making Damascene sweets.
But now I've had a Damascene revelation and my unlikely saviour is a fellow addict: Donald Trump!!!!!!
The Roman Emperor Diocletian (284-305) even set up a weapons factory in Damascus, because Damascene craftsmen were known for their skill in handling and shaping iron.
SO, Huw Irranca-Davies has experienced a Damascene conversion.