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Carpet vs. Broadloom

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Carpetnoun

A fabric used as a complete floor covering.

Broadloomnoun

A wide loom.

Carpetnoun

(figuratively) Any surface or cover resembling a carpet or fulfilling its function.

Broadloomnoun

A carpet woven on a wide loom.

Carpetnoun

(obsolete) A wrought cover for tables.

Broadloomadjective

Woven on a wide loom, and so needing fewer seams.

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Carpetnoun

A woman's pubic hair.

Broadloomnoun

a carpet woven on a wide loom to obviate the need for seams

Carpetverb

To lay carpet, or to have carpet installed, in an area.

‘After the fire, they carpeted over the blackened hardwood flooring.’; ‘The builders were carpeting in the living room when Zadie inspected her new house.’;

Broadloomadjective

(of rugs or carpets) woven full width;

‘a broadloom rug’;

Carpetverb

(transitive) To substantially cover something, as a carpet does; to blanket something.

‘Popcorn and candy wrappers carpeted the floor of the cinema.’;

Carpetverb

(UK) To reprimand.

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Carpetnoun

A heavy woven or felted fabric, usually of wool, but also of cotton, hemp, straw, etc.; esp. a floor covering made in breadths to be sewed together and nailed to the floor, as distinguished from a rug or mat; originally, also, a wrought cover for tables.

‘Tables and beds covered with copes instead of carpets and coverlets.’;

Carpetnoun

A smooth soft covering resembling or suggesting a carpet.

Carpetverb

To cover with, or as with, a carpet; to spread with carpets; to furnish with a carpet or carpets.

‘Carpeted temples in fashionable squares.’;

Carpetnoun

floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)

Carpetverb

form a carpet-like cover (over)

Carpetverb

cover completely, as if with a carpet;

‘flowers carpeted the meadows’;

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Carpetverb

cover with a carpet;

‘carpet the floors of the house’;

Carpet

A carpet is a textile floor covering typically consisting of an upper layer of pile attached to a backing. The pile was traditionally made from wool, but since the 20th century, synthetic fibers such as polypropylene, nylon or polyester are often used, as these fibers are less expensive than wool.

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