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moire Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
    watered-silk.
  2. adjective satellite (of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern
    watered.
WordNet

Moire noun
Etymology
F. Cf. Mohair.
Definitions
  1. Originally, a fine textile fabric made of the hair of an Asiatic goat; afterwards, any textile fabric to which a watered appearance is given in the process of calendering.
  2. A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance produced upon either textile fabrics or metallic surfaces.

Webster 1913


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