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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
References in classic literature ?
"Upon my word, here's a state of things!" cried the old lady, taking the seat of honor prepared for her, and settling the folds of her lavender moire with a great rustle.
[147] They wore, besides their ribbons of blue moire, the silver dove on the shoulder, and the long mantle of sombre blue velvet lined with yellow satin.
We see the ladies go out shopping, in the most natural way, and flit from street to street and from store to store, just in the good old fashion, except that they leave the gondola, instead of a private carriage, waiting at the curbstone a couple of hours for them,--waiting while they make the nice young clerks pull down tons and tons of silks and velvets and moire antiques and those things; and then they buy a paper of pins and go paddling away to confer the rest of their disastrous patronage on some other firm.
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Her dress on display is made of grey moire trimmed with gold lace.
The more complex a business, the more layers of management, the more forms and procedures, the more meetings, and the moire delays in making decisions.
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James Mogita, Edward Onyango, Edwin Mayienda, Peter Nyamarere, Robert Orwaru, Vincent Maobe, Fredrick Nyambati, Benson Machuka, Joseph Moire, Reuben Onduso and Christopher Oyugi were charded before Homa Bay High Court Judge Helen Omondi on Friday.
The Vodafone Smart N8, which looks thin, is crafted with a slimming texture mid-frame and a wavy moire pattern reminiscent of silk on the back panel.
This unique screening digitally modulates every pixel it produces, thereby precisely controlling the dots in each separation while its "stochastic rosette" interleaves the dots between the separations to eliminate noise and moire. In addition, the stochastic rosette maximizes the ink-on-paper area and minimizes the amount of ink-on-ink, to expand the available color gamut while removing color shifts due to misregistration.
Gowns were made of refined materials such as taffeta and moire, lace and intarsia, and embellished with Alessandro Gaggio's unique jewelry designs.