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drape

 (drāp)
v. draped, drap·ing, drapes
v.tr.
1. To cover, hang, or decorate with cloth in loose folds: draped the coffin with a flag; a robe that draped her figure.
2. To arrange or let fall in loose folds: draping the banner from the balcony.
3. To hang or rest limply: draped my legs over the chair.
v.intr.
To fall or hang in loose folds: arranged the cloth to drape over the table legs.
n.
1. A drapery; a curtain.
2. A paper or cloth covering placed over a patient's body during medical examination or treatment, designed to provide privacy or a sterile operative field.
3. The way in which cloth falls or hangs: adjusted the drape of the gown.

[Middle English drapen, to weave, from Old French draper, from drap, cloth, from Late Latin drappus.]

drapes

(dreɪps) or

draperies

pl n
(Furniture) curtains, esp ones of heavy fabric
Translations
سَتائِر
záclony
gardiner
függönyök
gluggatjöld
zavese

drapes

[ˈdreɪps] npl (US) (= curtains) → rideaux mpl

drapes

[dreɪps] npl (Am) → tende fpl

drape

(dreip) verb
1. to hang cloth in folds (about). We draped the sofa in red velvet.
2. to hang in folds. We draped sheets over the boxes to hide them.
ˈdraper noun
a person who sells cloth, clothing etc.
ˈdraperyplural ˈdraperies noun
1. a draper's business.
2. cloth used for draping. walls hung with blue drapery.
drapes noun plural
(American) curtains.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 7, 2019-: Surgical Drapes and Gowns Market to Surpass US$ 3.6 Billion Threshold by 2026
Summary: Surgical drapes are used to drape a surgical patient to eliminate the risk of surgical site contamination by separating the surgical site from the remaining part of the patient's body, as well as from non-sterile areas of the surgical table.
[USPRwire, Mon Mar 04 2019] Looking at the current market trends as well as the promising demand status of the " Surgical Drapes Market " it can be projected that the future years will bring out positive outcomes.
As with stitch definition and elasticity, whether a fabric drapes well depends on what the yarn is made of and how it was constructed.
Conclusion: In conclusion, efficiency of disposable surgical drapes has not been demonstrated to lower infections rates in fact to the contrary we demonstrated increase in infection rate.
Toronto, Canada, June 17, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Drapes, curtains and shades have been the part of life for several decades.
To prevent this, suppliers are developing new surgical drapes designed to cover specific medical equipment, and for patient procedures to help maintain a sterile field and protect this valuable equipment during routine use.
We'll be glad to show you our wide variety of exquisite ready-made drapes or custom ready-to-go designer drapes, all in stock.
Under the collaboration, Kimberly-Clark Health Care will offer 3M Steri-Drape fabric and plastic specialty drapes, featuring drapes with and without 3M Ioban 2 Antimicrobial Incise Film, which provides excellent adhesion throughout the surgical site and helps reduce the risk of wound contamination.
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