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o·pen·work

 (ō′pən-wûrk′)
n.
Ornamental or structural work, as of embroidery or metal, having many openings, usually in set patterns.

openwork

(ˈəʊpənˌwɜːk)
n
(Crafts) ornamental work, as of metal or embroidery, having a pattern of openings or holes

o•pen•work

(ˈoʊ pənˌwɜrk)

n.
any kind of ornamental work having open spaces in the material.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.openwork - ornamental work (such as embroidery or latticework) having a pattern of openingsopenwork - ornamental work (such as embroidery or latticework) having a pattern of openings
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
Translations

openwork

[ˈəʊpnwɜːk] N (Sew) → calado m, enrejado m

openwork

n (Sew) → Durchbrucharbeit f; (Archit) → Durchbruchmauerwerk nt
adjdurchbrochen
References in classic literature ?
Everything essential had already been done; feet, hands, necks, and ears washed, perfumed, and powdered, as befits a ball; the openwork silk stockings and white satin shoes with ribbons were already on; the hairdressing was almost done.
There is an openwork balustrade which surrounds the platform of the bell tower.
May, they told him, was in the dining-room inspecting the mound of Jacqueminot roses and maidenhair in the centre of the long table, and the placing of the Maillard bonbons in openwork silver baskets between the candelabra.
Mostly he was fleeing from formless terrors down an interminable passage in an airship--a passage paved at first with ravenous trap-doors, and then with openwork canvas of the most careless description.
Sainsbury's Bank last month selected Openwork as its first broker network since completing the first phase of its intermediary launch with Legal & General and L&C Mortgages in April 2017.
Everything is built around two vertical bridges that span the timepiece, securing the strap at each end of their lugs - these in turn feature the third and final openwork finish on the watch.
His sinuous openwork and whiplash outlines in wood carving abounded with the anahaw, areca palm, gabi or taro leaves and bamboo.
Evoking the beauty of a snow-covered nature, openwork pendants, earrings and Between the Finger(tm) Rings glisten in a gentle wintry atmosphere.
The finely crafted openwork satin dial reveals silvery petals set with eight diamond hour-markers.
Rubert Gibb, Warren Partners; Julia Tarpey, Unity Trust Bank; Julia Fearn, Warren Partners; Jenny Close, Openwork Ltd.
needles and hooks to create lacy, openwork patterns.
1) manual and mechanical sweeping paved road surface, car and bicycle lanes in a lane, 2) cleaning the surface of the openwork (e.