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wall-to-wall

(wôl′tə-wôl′)
adj.
1. Completely covering a floor: wall-to-wall carpeting.
2. Informal
a. Present or spreading throughout an entire area: wall-to-wall people at the reception.
b. Found everywhere or including everything; pervasive: wall-to-wall luxury.
n.
A carpet that completely covers a floor.

wall-to-wall

adj
1. (Building) (of carpeting) completely covering a floor
2. informal as far as the eye can see; widespread: wall-to-wall sales in the high-street shops.

wall′-to-wall′



adj.
1. covering the entire floor from one wall to another.
2. Informal. occupying a space or period of time completely: a floor with wall-to-wall dancers.
3. Informal. being available everywhere; full of something specified: a town with wall-to-wall gambling.
n.
4. a wall-to-wall carpet.
[1945–50]
Translations

wall-to-wall

[ˈwɔːltəˈwɔːl]
A. ADJ
1. wall-to-wall carpetingmoqueta f, alfombra f de pared a pared
2. (fig) [football, music etc] → a todas horas
there were wall-to-wall peoplehabía gente a rebosar, estaba abarrotado de gente
B. ADV the room was filled wall-to-wall with peoplela sala estaba atestada or repleta de gente

wall-to-wall

[ˌwɔːltəˈwɔːl] adj wall-to-wall carpetingmoquette f

wall

(woːl) noun
1. something built of stone, brick, plaster, wood etc and used to separate off or enclose something. There's a wall at the bottom of the garden: The Great Wall of China; a garden wall.
2. any of the sides of a building or room. One wall of the room is yellow – the rest are white.
verb
(often with in) to enclose (something) with a wall. We've walled in the playground to prevent the children getting out.
walled adjective
a walled city.
-walled
having (a certain type or number of) wall(s). a high-walled garden.
ˈwallpaper noun
paper used to decorate interior walls of houses etc. My wife wants to put wallpaper on the walls but I would rather paint them.
verb
to put such paper on. I have wallpapered the front room.
ˌwall-to-ˈwall adjective
(of a carpet etc) covering the entire floor of a room etc.
have one's back to the wall
to be in a desperate situation. The army in the south have their backs to the wall, and are fighting a losing battle.
up the wall
crazy. This business is sending/driving me up the wall!
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