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mo·quette

 (mō-kĕt′)
n.
1. A heavy fabric with a thick nap, used for upholstery.
2. A carpet with a deep tufted pile.

[French, alteration of obsolete moucade.]

moquette

(mɒˈkɛt)
n
(Textiles) a thick velvety fabric used for carpets, upholstery, etc
[C18: from French; of uncertain origin]

mo•quette

(moʊˈkɛt)

n.
a type of fabric with a thick, velvety pile, used for carpets and in upholstering.
[1755–65; < French, =moc(ade) imitation velvet (of obscure orig.) + -ette -ette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moquette - a thick velvety synthetic fabric used for carpets and soft upholstery
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"
Translations

moquette

[məˈket] Nmoqueta f
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laurence transport required specification for 3500kg vehicle x 1 (b license) seating 4 passengers plus driver plus up to 3 wheelchair passengers (this includes 2 fold down passenger seats oover wheel arches in the back) passenger seats finished in hardwearing washable fabric moquette with incontinent barrier bases seats are fitted with 3pt lap and diagonal safety belts and head rests.
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The firm said: "These luxury buses feature hand-stitched, Italian-designed leather seats; friendly, uniformed drivers; Euro 6 standard engines complete with stop/start technology to help cut exhaust gas emissions; free Wi-Fi; and new interior design which includes noise-reducing moquette fabric.
The onboard decor is sumptuous, with painted ceilings, brocaded curtains, marquetry panelling, Axminster carpets, mosaic floors and moquette upholstery, in a celebration of British heritage and craftsmanship.
4cushio I bought a cool little cushion from John Lewis with a geometric moquette design that was introduced on the Piccadilly Line in 1997 as part of the refurb of the underground.
The company was famous for its moquette, widely used in public transport seating.
Three tenders for the supply of (a) UPS units of MGE, GE, Libert or Chloride brands for a number of branches, (b) conducting the air conditioning works at Qena branch, also (c) supply & fixing of moquette at a number of branches.
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This was Art Deco, a design movement which gave women new-found social esteem, turning shop girls into duchesses with low-price copies of everything from ruby-encrusted lipstick cases (sold in Woolworth where rubies were replaced with red glass and enamel with paint) to paste rings, beach pyjamas in affordable fabrics, ceramics, tableware, cheap furniture upholstered in geometric patterned moquette and much else besides.
Le professeur dispose d'une salle privee, bien meublee avec de la moquette et une salle de bains, tandis que les internes n'ont qu'une petite salle commune avec un mobilier de mauvaise qualite.
Wachusett's Jamill Moquette scored on a passed ball in the first and Todd Ezold had a bases-loaded walk in the second to put the Dirt Dawgs ahead, 2-0.