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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
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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.
"Also he brings with him his kit, extraordinary weaponry, a beautiful sword which is not like the swords we have, a new technology, style and design and helmet which is absolutely unique with these wonderful Celtic openwork crests."
Last week, wealth manager Openwork's Omnis Investments chose Jupiter Asset Management to run a PS317m fund that was formally run by Woodford's firm.
The dresses and ivory openwork skirts on tulle look elegant and perfect for cooler weather, especially when accentuated with ruched boots.
The city, once called Nukha, has preserved many historical and architectural attractions, including majestic Palace of Shaki Khans with luxurious wall paintings and openwork windows, erected in 1797 by Muhammad Hasan Khan.
As Britain's temperatures continue to soar, EMMA JOHNSON picks out some super styles to try out Shortsleeve cotton shirt PS9.99, chino shorts PS17.99, H&M Pink T-shirt PS16, patterned denim shorts PS24, M&Co LA graphic top PS12, pink twill shorts PS16, black sandals PS14, all Tu at Sainsbury's Open-work panel shorts were PS29.99, now PS19.99, openwork detail vest was PS19.99, now PS15.99, Mango Embroidered ruffled top PS35, Fern knee-length shorts PS26, Simply Be Black palm print Bardot top PS28, paper bag tie belted shorts PS25, Wallis As Britain's temperatures continue to soar, EMMA JOHNSON picks out some super styles to try out
Housed in stainless-steel watch cases, each Sistem51 Irony timepiece features a 90-hour power reserve, an openwork caseback and an exceptional bracelet.
All clothes shop.mango.com Left, openwork dress PS59.99, shells bead necklace PS19.99.