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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.]
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drape

(dreɪp)
vb
1. (Textiles) (tr) to hang or cover with flexible material or fabric, usually in folds; adorn
2. (Textiles) to hang or arrange or be hung or arranged, esp in folds
3. (tr) to place casually and loosely; hang: she draped her arm over the back of the chair.
n
4. (Textiles) (often plural) a cloth or hanging that covers something in folds; drapery
5. (Textiles) the way in which fabric hangs
[C15: from Old French draper, from drap piece of cloth; see drab1]
ˈdrapable, ˈdrapeable adj
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drape

(dreɪp)

v. draped, drap•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to cover, surround, or hang with cloth or other fabric, esp. in graceful folds.
2. to adjust (fabric, clothes, etc.) into graceful folds or attractive lines.
3. to arrange, hang, or let fall carelessly: to drape a towel on a doorknob.
v.i.
4. to hang, fall, or become arranged in folds, as drapery.
n.
5. a curtain, usu. of heavy fabric and considerable length, esp. one of a pair drawn open and shut across or hung at the sides of a window.
6. manner or style of hanging: the drape of a skirt.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French draper, derivative of drap cloth (see drab1)]
drap′a•ble, drape′a•ble, adj.
drap`a•bil`i•ty, drape`a•bil′i•ty, n.
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drape


Past participle: draped
Gerund: draping

Imperative
drape
drape
Present
I drape
you drape
he/she/it drapes
we drape
you drape
they drape
Preterite
I draped
you draped
he/she/it draped
we draped
you draped
they draped
Present Continuous
I am draping
you are draping
he/she/it is draping
we are draping
you are draping
they are draping
Present Perfect
I have draped
you have draped
he/she/it has draped
we have draped
you have draped
they have draped
Past Continuous
I was draping
you were draping
he/she/it was draping
we were draping
you were draping
they were draping
Past Perfect
I had draped
you had draped
he/she/it had draped
we had draped
you had draped
they had draped
Future
I will drape
you will drape
he/she/it will drape
we will drape
you will drape
they will drape
Future Perfect
I will have draped
you will have draped
he/she/it will have draped
we will have draped
you will have draped
they will have draped
Future Continuous
I will be draping
you will be draping
he/she/it will be draping
we will be draping
you will be draping
they will be draping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been draping
you have been draping
he/she/it has been draping
we have been draping
you have been draping
they have been draping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been draping
you will have been draping
he/she/it will have been draping
we will have been draping
you will have been draping
they will have been draping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been draping
you had been draping
he/she/it had been draping
we had been draping
you had been draping
they had been draping
Conditional
I would drape
you would drape
he/she/it would drape
we would drape
you would drape
they would drape
Past Conditional
I would have draped
you would have draped
he/she/it would have draped
we would have draped
you would have draped
they would have draped
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drape - hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)drape - hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
screen, blind - a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
drop cloth, drop curtain, drop - a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
eyelet, eyehole - a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar
festoon - a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves
frontal - a drapery that covers the front of an altar
furnishing - (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable
portiere - a heavy curtain hung across a doorway
shower curtain - a curtain that keeps water from splashing out of the shower area
theater curtain, theatre curtain - a hanging cloth that conceals the stage from the view of the audience; rises or parts at the beginning and descends or closes between acts and at the end of a performance
2.drape - the manner in which fabric hangs or falls; "she adjusted the drape of her skirt"
fashion, manner, mode, style, way - how something is done or how it happens; "her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion"
3.drape - a sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the possibility of contamination
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
Verb1.drape - arrange in a particular way; "drape a cloth"
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
2.drape - place casually; "The cat draped herself on the sofa"
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
3.drape - cover as if with clothing; "the mountain was clothed in tropical trees"
spread over, cover - form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave"
4.drape - cover or dress loosely with cloth; "drape the statue with a sheet"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

drape

verb
1. lay, put, place, spread, leave, deposit A robe had been draped over a chair.
2. cover, wrap, fold, array, adorn, cloak, shroud, swathe, envelop, festoon, bedeck, enfold He draped himself in the flag.
3. hang, drop, dangle, suspend, lean, droop, let fall She draped her arm over the back of the couch.
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drape

verb
1. To cover as if with clothes:
2. To sit or lie with the limbs spread out awkwardly:
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Translations
يُغَطّي، يَسْتُريُلَبِّس، يُغَطّي
pokrýtpřikrýt
beklædedraperehænge
drapeerima
drapeeratahassutellapeittääroikkua
eldekorál
tjaldatjalda; sveipa
aptiestiaudinių krautuvėaudinių pirklysdraperijadrapiruotė
drapētpārklātpārvilkt
drapera
kaplamakkoyup asmakörtmek

drape

[dreɪp]
A. VT [+ object] → cubrir (with con, de) drape this round your shouldersponte esto sobre los hombros
he draped a towel about himselfse cubrió con una toalla
he draped an arm about my shouldersme rodeó los hombros con el brazo
B. drapes NPL (US) → cortinas fpl
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drape

[ˈdreɪp] vt [+ cloth, garment] → draper
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

drape

vtdrapieren; windowmit Vorhängen versehen; personhüllen; altardrapieren, behängen; to drape something over somethingetw über etw (acc)drapieren; she draped herself over the sofa (inf)sie drapierte sich malerisch auf das Sofa; she opened the door draped only in a towelsie machte die Tür auf, nur in ein Badetuch gehüllt
n
drapes pl (US) → Gardinen pl
(= way sth hangs)Fall m
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drape

[dreɪp]
1. n
see drapes
2. vt to drape (with) (altar) → drappeggiare (con); (shoulders) → avvolgere (in)
to drape (over) (cloth, clothing) → avvolgere (intorno a)
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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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drape

v. cubrir el campo operatorio con paños esterilizados.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

drape

n paño; surgical — paño quirúrgico
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References in classic literature ?
I figure, finally, that the white curtain draping, in the fashion of those days, the head of Flora's little bed, shrouded, as I had assured myself long before, the perfection of childish rest.
Susan Hill who is working with Rev Alison Phillipson to help commemorate end of WW1 by draping front of St Nicholas's Church in Guisborough with thousands of knitted poppies
There are more than 80 ways of draping a saree but the most common drape is to wrap the saree around the waist with one end draped over the shoulder.
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine if a disposable draping system is superior to reusable draping material in prevention of ICEDIs and hence lowering of the infection rate even further.
Single-use surgical gowns and drapes are mainly designed for specific procedures, meaning that they are ideal for rapid and easy draping and clean up.
For example, Ecolab Healthcare developed a draping system specifically for the Philips Allura hybrid OR equipment.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 07, 2014 --(PR.com)-- When the renowned French Fashion Institute invites one of the last True Draping Masters.
Treat your sofa to a seasonal snuggle by draping it beautifully with one of these fabulous throws.
"I went to the Kumbh Mela and the colours and draping style in the simplest way that we are using in India.
Her perfect draping of chiffon, silk and Moroccan crepe created a marvelously sensual effect.
The simulation of the manufacturing of a textile-reinforced composite part with a liquid composite molding-like process, which involves draping (or deep drawing) and impregnation of the preform, includes several stages (see Figure 1).