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wall·pa·per

 (wôl′pā′pər)
n.
1. Paper often colored and printed with designs and pasted to a wall as a decorative covering.
2. A picture or design displayed on the background of a computer screen or cell phone.
v. wall·pa·pered, wall·pa·per·ing, wall·pa·pers
v.tr.
To cover with wallpaper.
v.intr.
To decorate a wall or room with wallpaper.
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wallpaper

(ˈwɔːlˌpeɪpə)
n
1. (Building) paper usually printed or embossed with designs for pasting onto walls and ceilings
2.
a. something pleasant but bland which serves as an unobtrusive background
b. (as modifier): wallpaper music.
3. (Computer Science) computing a graphics file that can be displayed in certain applications behind or around the main dialogue boxes, working display areas, etc, for decoration
vb
(Building) to cover (a surface) with wallpaper
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wall•pa•per

(ˈwɔlˌpeɪ pər)

n.
1. paper, usu. on rolls and with printed decorative patterns, for pasting on and covering walls or ceilings.
2. any fabric, foil, vinyl material, etc., used as a wall or ceiling covering.
v.t.
3. to put wallpaper on or in.
[1820–30]
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wallpaper


Past participle: wallpapered
Gerund: wallpapering

Imperative
wallpaper
wallpaper
Present
I wallpaper
you wallpaper
he/she/it wallpapers
we wallpaper
you wallpaper
they wallpaper
Preterite
I wallpapered
you wallpapered
he/she/it wallpapered
we wallpapered
you wallpapered
they wallpapered
Present Continuous
I am wallpapering
you are wallpapering
he/she/it is wallpapering
we are wallpapering
you are wallpapering
they are wallpapering
Present Perfect
I have wallpapered
you have wallpapered
he/she/it has wallpapered
we have wallpapered
you have wallpapered
they have wallpapered
Past Continuous
I was wallpapering
you were wallpapering
he/she/it was wallpapering
we were wallpapering
you were wallpapering
they were wallpapering
Past Perfect
I had wallpapered
you had wallpapered
he/she/it had wallpapered
we had wallpapered
you had wallpapered
they had wallpapered
Future
I will wallpaper
you will wallpaper
he/she/it will wallpaper
we will wallpaper
you will wallpaper
they will wallpaper
Future Perfect
I will have wallpapered
you will have wallpapered
he/she/it will have wallpapered
we will have wallpapered
you will have wallpapered
they will have wallpapered
Future Continuous
I will be wallpapering
you will be wallpapering
he/she/it will be wallpapering
we will be wallpapering
you will be wallpapering
they will be wallpapering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wallpapering
you have been wallpapering
he/she/it has been wallpapering
we have been wallpapering
you have been wallpapering
they have been wallpapering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wallpapering
you will have been wallpapering
he/she/it will have been wallpapering
we will have been wallpapering
you will have been wallpapering
they will have been wallpapering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wallpapering
you had been wallpapering
he/she/it had been wallpapering
we had been wallpapering
you had been wallpapering
they had been wallpapering
Conditional
I would wallpaper
you would wallpaper
he/she/it would wallpaper
we would wallpaper
you would wallpaper
they would wallpaper
Past Conditional
I would have wallpapered
you would have wallpapered
he/she/it would have wallpapered
we would have wallpapered
you would have wallpapered
they would have wallpapered
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wallpaper - a decorative paper for the walls of roomswallpaper - a decorative paper for the walls of rooms
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Verb1.wallpaper - cover with wallpaperwallpaper - cover with wallpaper      
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
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Translations
وَرَقُ الـجَدْرانوَرَق جُدْرانيَكْسو بِوَرَق الجُدْران
tapeta
tapettapetsere
tapettitaustakuvatapetoida
tapeta
tapétatapétáz
veggfóîraveggfóîur
壁紙
벽지
tapet
tapetatapetyvytapetovať
tapeta
tapet
กระดาษบุผนังหรือเพดาน
duvar kâğıdıduvar kâğıdıyla kaplamakduvar kağıdı
giấy dán tường

wallpaper

[ˈwɔːlˌpeɪpəʳ]
A.
1. (for walls) Npapel m pintado
2. (Comput) → fondo m de escritorio
B. VTempapelar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

wallpaper

[ˈwɔːlpeɪpər]
n
(on wall)papier m peint
(= computer background) → papier m peint, fond m d'écran
vt [+ room] → mettre du papier peint dans; [+ wall] → mettre du papier peint surwallpaper paste ncolle f à papier peintWall Street n
(= place) → Wall Street f
on Wall Street → à Wall Street
(= Stock Exchange) → la Bourse de New Yorkwall-to-wall [ˌwɔːltəˈwɔːɒl] adj
wall-to-wall carpet → moquette f
(= continuous) [coverage, news] → en continu
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

wallpaper

[ˈwɔːlˌpeɪpəʳ] ncarta da parati, tappezzeria
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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!
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

wallpaper

وَرَقُ الـجَدْران tapeta tapet Tapete ταπετσαρία papel de colgadura, papel pintado tapetti papier peint tapeta carta da parati 壁紙 벽지 behang tapet tapeta papel de parede обои tapet กระดาษบุผนังหรือเพดาน duvar kağıdı giấy dán tường 壁纸
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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The wallpaper was a fiery red, with huge gold figures in it, well smirched by time, and it covered all the doors.
Then he climbed on the stool and, with his nose to the wallpaper, seemed to be looking for something.
Con- trasting vividly with this ruin was the neat dresser, stained in the fashion, pale green, and with a number of copper and tin vessels below it, the wallpaper imitating blue and white tiles, and a couple of coloured supplements fluttering from the walls above the kitchen range.
The ceiling appears to have had coffee spilt all over it, and the ornaments--well, they are worse than the wallpaper.
He knew that the Countess Olenska had brought some of her possessions with her--bits of wreckage, she called them--and these, he supposed, were represented by some small slender tables of dark wood, a delicate little Greek bronze on the chimney- piece, and a stretch of red damask nailed on the discoloured wallpaper behind a couple of Italian-looking pictures in old frames.
Wallpaper can transport you to a jungle or country garden, embrace stately home-style panelling, industrial 'brick' walls or chic chintz patterns (yes, twee flowers are back fashion), or even plunder the work the great artists at the National Gallery.
If you're still nervous about wading into wallpaper, Harris suggests turning your attention to the - often neglected - smallest room in the home.
The Global Wallpaper Market is subject to witness a substantial growth due to the robust growth in the real estate industry, and excessive benefits of wallpapers over the traditional paints.
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It's best to remove wallpaper before painting, according to Cyndi Green, a longtime board member and former president of the Wallcovering Installers Association (wallcoveringinstallers.org) and owner of Cyndi Green Wallcovering Sales & Installations in Monroe, Louisiana.
Once you have the photo edited according to your needs, you will need to set up your new wallpaper. To do that, you will have to open the Photos app on your device, click on the image, then click share and then tap on "use as wallpaper."