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moire

 (mwär, mwä-rā′, môr, mô-rā′)
n.
A watered or moiré fabric.

[French; see moiré.]

moi·ré

 (mwä-rā′, mô-)
adj.
Having a wavy or rippled surface pattern. Used of fabric.
n.
1. Fabric, such as silk or rayon, finished so as to have a wavy or rippled surface pattern.
2. A similar pattern produced on cloth by engraved rollers.

[French, from past participle of moirer, to water, from mouaire, moire, moiré fabric, probably alteration of English mohair.]

moire

(mwɑː)
n
(Textiles) a fabric, usually silk, having a watered effect
[C17: from French, earlier mouaire, from mohair]

moiré

(ˈmwɑːreɪ)
adj
(Textiles) having a watered or wavelike pattern
n
1. (Textiles) such a pattern, impressed on fabrics by means of engraved rollers
2. (Textiles) any fabric having such a pattern; moire
3. (General Physics) Also: moiré pattern a pattern seen when two geometrical patterns, such as grids, are visually superimposed
[C17: from French, from moire mohair]

moi•ré

(mwɑˈreɪ, mɔ-, moʊ-)

adj., n., pl. -rés. adj.
1. (of silks and other fabrics) presenting a watery or wavelike appearance.
n.
2. a design pressed on silk, rayon, etc., by engraved rollers.
3. any silk, rayon, etc., fabric with a watery or wavelike appearance.
[1810–20; < French, = moire any moiré fabric (< E mohair) + -é < Latin -ātus -ate1]

moire

- Having a variegated or clouded appearance, like that of watered silk.
See also related terms for variegated.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moire - silk fabric with a wavy surface patternmoire - silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
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"
Adj.1.moire - (of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)
Translations

moiré

[ˈmwɑːreɪ] Nmuaré m

moiré

[ˈmwɑːreɪ] adjmoiré inv, marezzato/a
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