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up·hol·ster·y

 (ŭp-hōl′stə-rē, -strē, ə-pōl′-)
n. pl. up·hol·ster·ies
1. Fabric, stuffing, and other materials used in upholstering.
2. The craft, trade, or business of upholstering.
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upholstery

(ʌpˈhəʊlstərɪ)
n, pl -steries
1. (Furniture) the padding, covering, etc, of a piece of furniture
2. (Furniture) the business, work, or craft of upholstering
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upholstery - covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furnitureupholstery - covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
2.upholstery - the craft of upholstering
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
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Translations
حِرْفَة التَّنْجيدلَوازِم التَّنْجيد
čalounění
møbelpolstringpolstring
kárpitosmunkakárpitozás
áklæîibólstrun
bekledingpolsterenpolstering
čalúnenie
döşemedöşeme malzemesidöşemelik eşya

upholstery

[ʌpˈhəʊlstərɪ] N
1. (cushioning etc) → tapizado m, almohadillado m; (in car) → tapizado m
2. (= trade) → tapicería f
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upholstery

[ʌpˈhəʊlstəri] n (= covering) [chair, sofa] → garniture f; (in car)garniture f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

upholstery

n (= padding and springs)Polsterung f; (= cover)Bezug m; (= trade)Polsterei f; (= skill)das Polstern
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

upholstery

[ʌpˈhəʊlstrɪ] ntappezzeria
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

upholster

(apˈhəulstə) verb
to fit (seats) with springs, stuffing, covers etc. He upholstered the chair.
upˈholstered adjective
upholstered chairs.
upˈholsterer noun
a person who makes, repairs or sells upholstered furniture.
upˈholstery noun
1. the business or process of upholstering.
2. the springs, coverings etc of eg a chair. luxurious upholstery.
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