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a. A smooth, often silk fabric that is woven with a glossy face and a dull back.
b. A garment made of this fabric.
2. A kind of paint that dries to a smooth shiny finish.
1. Made of or covered with satin.
2. Glossy, sleek, and smooth.
[Middle English satyn, zatayn, from Old French satayn, zatin, zettonin, probably ultimately from Arabic ('aṭlas) zaytūnī, (satin) of Zaitun, from Zaytūn, Quanzhou, China (an important international trading center in medieval times), an Arabization (probably influenced by Arabic zaytūn, olive) of Middle Chinese tshẓ tɦəwŋ, an early name for Quanzhou (also the source of Mandarin Cìtóng (chéng), former name of Quanzhou).]
sat′in·y (săt′n-ē) adj.
1. (Textiles) a fabric of silk, rayon, etc, closely woven to show much of the warp, giving a smooth glossy appearance
2. (modifier) of or like satin in texture: a satin finish.
[C14: via Old French from Arabic zaitūnī of Zaytūn, Arabic rendering of Chinese Tseutung (now Tsinkiang), port in southern China from which the cloth was probably first exported]
1. a fabric, as acetate, rayon, nylon, or silk, constructed in a satin weave and often having a glossy face and a soft, slippery texture.
2. a garment of satin.adj.
3. of or like satin; smooth; glossy.
4. made of or covered or decorated with satin.
[1325–75; < Middle French satin, probably < Arabic (aṭlas) zaytūnī (satin) of Zaitun a city in China where the cloth was made, probably Tsinkiang]
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|Noun||1.||satin - a smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back|
a closely woven type of silk with a shiny surface. The baby's skin was as smooth as satin; (also adjective) a satin dress. satyn ساتان، أطْلَس сатен cetim satén(ový) der Satin, Satin-... satin; satin- σατένsatén satiin پارچه ساتن satiini satinמשי साटन svila, saten szatén satin satín raso, satin; di raso/satin サテン 견수자, 공단 satinas, atlasas atlass satin satijnsateng, atlask atłas اطلس، ساټين (ټوكر cetim (de/din) satin атлас satén; saténový saten; satenast satena satäng ผ้าซาติน saten, atlas 緞子 атлас ساٹن sa tanh 缎子