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or·gan·dy

also or·gan·die  (ôr′gən-dē)
n. pl. or·gan·dies
A stiff, sheer, usually cotton fabric, used for trim, curtains, and light apparel.

[French organdi, perhaps after Old French Organzi (Urganch), a city of western Uzbekistan.]
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organdie

(ˈɔːɡəndɪ) or

organdy

n, pl -dies
(Textiles) a fine and slightly stiff cotton fabric used esp for dresses
[C19: from French organdi, of unknown origin]
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Noun1.organdie - a sheer stiff muslin
muslin - plain-woven cotton fabric
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organdie

organdy (US) [ˈɔːgəndɪ] Norgandí m
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organdie

, (US) organdy
nOrgandy m
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organdie

organdy [ˈɔːgəndɪ] n (Am) → organdi m
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While Amy dressed, she issued her orders, and Jo obeyed them, not without entering her protest, however, for she sighed as she rustled into her new organdie, frowned darkly at herself as she tied her bonnet strings in an irreproachable bow, wrestled viciously with pins as she put on her collar, wrinkled up her features generally as she shook out the handkerchief, whose embroidery was as irritating to her nose as the present mission was to her feelings, and when she had squeezed her hands into tight gloves with three buttons and a tassel, as the last touch of elegance, she turned to Amy with an imbecile expression of countenance, saying meekly...
The importance of proteins in shaping the membranes that define the perimeters of organdies is well documented.
The problem may stem from organdies called mitochondria, which generate energy for cells.
(20.) Mercier C, Adjogble KD, Daubener W, Delauw ME, Dense granules: are they key organdies to help understand the parasitophorous vacuole of all apicomplexa parasites?
When he talks about things like organdies and polymers, his fascination is evident.
Thus, aberrant accumulation of alpha- and beta-synuclein in degradative organdies are novel features of neurons that lack PS1, and similar events may promote the formation of clumps of alpha-synuclein found in several neurodegenerative diseases.