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1. A floor made of parquetry.
2. The art or process of making parquetry.
a. The part of the main floor of a theater between the orchestra pit and the parquet circle.
b. The entire main floor of a theater.
tr.v. par·queted (-kăd′), par·quet·ing (-kā′ĭng), par·quets (-kāz′)
1. To furnish with a floor of parquetry.
2. To make (a floor, for example) of parquetry.
[French, parquetry, from Old French, diminutive of parc, enclosure; see park.]
1. (Forestry) a floor covering of pieces of hardwood fitted in a decorative pattern; parquetry
2. (Art Terms) a floor covering of pieces of hardwood fitted in a decorative pattern; parquetry
3. (Art Terms) Also called: parquet floor a floor so covered
4. (Theatre) US the stalls of a theatre
5. (Stock Exchange) the main part of the Paris Bourse, where officially listed securities are traded. Compare coulisse3
6. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in France) the department of government responsible for the prosecution of crimes
(Art Terms) to cover (a floor) with parquet
[C19: from Old French: small enclosure, from parc enclosure; see park]
1. a floor composed of short strips or blocks of wood forming a pattern, sometimes with inlays of other woods or other materials.
2. the front part of the main floor of a theater, opera house, etc., between the musicians' area and the parterre or, esp. in the U.S., the entire main-floor space for spectators.v.t.
3. to construct (a floor) of parquetry.
Past participle: parqueted
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|Noun||1.||parquet - a floor made of parquetry|
|2.||parquet - seating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle|
seating, seating area, seating room, seats - an area that includes places where several people can sit; "there is seating for 40 students in this classroom"
parquet[ˈpɑːkeɪ] n (also parquet floor) → parquet m inv
parquet(ˈpaːkei) , ((American) pa:rˈkei) noun
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