candlewick


candlewick
«Фитиль свечи». Это название дано особому типу вышивки мягкой хлопковой нитью, используемой главным образом для украшения постельных покрывал. Говорили, что обрезки толстых нитей, используемых для свечных фитилей, применялись для украшения краёв покрывал экономными жёнами первых американских поселенцев.

English-Russian dictionary of expressions. 2014.

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  • candlewick — ► NOUN ▪ a thick, soft cotton fabric with a raised, tufted pattern …   English terms dictionary

  • candlewick — [kan′dəlwik΄] n. 1. the wick of a candle 2. a soft cotton embroidery thread or fine yarn 3. CANDLEWICKING adj. designating thread or fine yarn used for candlewicking …   English World dictionary

  • Candlewick — infobox UK place official name= Ward of Candlewick map type= Greater London country= England region= London london borough= City of London latitude= 51.5114 longitude= 0.0868292 os grid reference= TQ317812 post town= LONDON postcode area= EC… …   Wikipedia

  • candlewick — /kan dl wik /, n. 1. the wick of a candle. 2. Also, candlewicking. Textiles. a. Also called candlewick yarn. loosely twisted yarn, usually of cotton, used for making candlewick fabric. b. the process of making candlewick fabric. c. the design… …   Universalium

  • candlewick — noun Date: before 12th century 1. the wick of a candle 2. a soft cotton embroidery yarn; also embroidery made with this yarn usually in tufts …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • candlewick — noun a) The thread used to make the wicks of candles b) A soft cotton yarn that gives a tufted pattern to embroidery …   Wiktionary

  • candlewick — can|dle|wick [ˈkændlˌwık] n [U] cloth decorated with patterns of raised threads …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • candlewick — n. string in the center of a candle which is lit to give off light …   English contemporary dictionary

  • candlewick — noun a thick, soft cotton fabric with a raised tufted pattern …   English new terms dictionary

  • candlewick — noun (U) 1 also candlewicking thick, soft cotton thread 2 cloth decorated with patterns of raised rows of this thread …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • candlewick — UK [ˈkænd(ə)lˌwɪk] / US noun [uncountable] cotton cloth that is decorated with lines of soft cotton fibres …   English dictionary

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