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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 ?
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.
There is an openwork balustrade which surrounds the platform of the bell tower.
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.
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.
Newcastle Financial Services Limited is an appointed representative of Openwork Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
A new abstract openwork charm is introduced with two bead-set rose-cut sky blue crystals, 48 bead-set clear cubic zirconia and cut out heart details.
Tenders are invited for Purchase and installation of protective barriers U-12a, posts U-1a and openwork plates on the roads of district No DP 1103 O m.
As appointed representatives of Openwork, which is one of the UK's largest financial advice networks, NFSL has access to a range of product providers and investment funds.
A pair of graphic flats accent the season's easy style in openwork motifs.
What makes them exceptional is the elegant curve of the slender crest rails and the quality of the carving of the sweeping hook handles and back splats--the latter with exquisite openwork and highly figured panels suggestive of landscape.
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The ring which is still in excellent condition is composed mainly of 18 karat gold/silver and features a unique openwork design that centers upon a trio old mine-cut diamonds framed by smaller rose-cut diamonds to the split shoulders and shank.