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Drape vs. Draping

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Drapenoun

(UK) A curtain; a drapery.

Drapingnoun

That which drapes.

Drapenoun

(textiles) The way in which fabric falls or hangs.

Drapingnoun

Material used as a drape.

Drapenoun

(US) A member of a youth subculture distinguished by its sharp dress, especially peg-leg pants (1950s: e.g. Baltimore, MD). Antonym: square

Drapenoun

A dress made from an entire piece of cloth, without having pieces cut away as in a fitted garment.

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Drapeverb

(transitive) To cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery

‘to drape a bust, a building, etc.’;

Drapeverb

(transitive) To spread over, cover.

‘I draped my towel over the radiator to dry.’;

Drapeverb

To rail at; to banter.

Drapeverb

To make cloth.

Drapeverb

To design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for hangings, costumes, statues, etc.

Drapeverb

To hang or rest limply

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Drapeverb

To cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery; as, to drape a bust, a building, etc.

‘The whole people were draped professionally.’; ‘These starry blossoms, [of the snow] pure and white,Soft falling, falling, through the night,Have draped the woods and mere’;

Drapeverb

To rail at; to banter.

Drapeverb

To make cloth.

Drapeverb

To design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for hangings, costumes, statues, etc.

Drapenoun

hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

Drapenoun

the manner in which fabric hangs or falls;

‘she adjusted the drape of her skirt’;

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Drapenoun

a sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the possibility of contamination

Drapeverb

arrange in a particular way;

‘drape a cloth’;

Drapeverb

place casually;

‘The cat draped herself on the sofa’;

Drapeverb

cover or dress loosely with cloth;

‘drape the statue with a sheet’;

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