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Velvet vs. Satin

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Main Difference

The main difference between Velvet and Satin is that the Velvet is a type of pile fabric and smooth, lustrous fabric, usually of silk or synthetic fiber, woven with a long-float satin binding in warp or weft.

Wikipedia
  • Velvet (noun)

    A closely woven fabric (originally of silk, now also of cotton or man-made fibres) with a thick short pile on one side.

  • Velvet (noun)

    Very fine fur, including the skin and fur on a deer's antlers.

  • Velvet (noun)

    A female chinchilla; a sow.

  • Velvet (noun)

    The drug dextromethorphan.

  • Velvet (noun)

    Money acquired by gambling.

  • Velvet (verb)

    To cover with velvet or with a covering of a similar texture.

  • Velvet (verb)

    To coat raw meat in starch, then in oil, preparatory to frying.

  • Velvet (verb)

    To remove the velvet from a deer's antlers.

  • Velvet (verb)

    To soften; to mitigate.

  • Velvet (adjective)

    Made of velvet.

  • Velvet (adjective)

    Soft and delicate, like velvet; velvety.

  • Velvet (adjective)

    peaceful, carried out without violence; especially as pertaining to the peaceful breakup of Czechoslovakia.

  • Satin (noun)

    A cloth woven from silk, nylon or polyester with a glossy surface and a dull back. (The same weaving technique applied to cotton produces cloth termed sateen).

  • Satin (adjective)

    Semi-glossy. Particularly describing a type of paint.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Velvet (noun)

    A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads. Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a cotton or linen back, or with other soft fibers such as nylon, acetate, or rayon.

  • Velvet (noun)

    The soft and highly vascular deciduous skin which envelops and nourishes the antlers of deer during their rapid growth.

  • Velvet (noun)

    Something likened to velvet{1} in being soft or luxurious; as, a lawn of velvet.

  • Velvet (adjective)

    Made of velvet; soft and delicate, like velvet; velvety.

  • Velvet (verb)

    To pain velvet.

  • Velvet

    To make like, or cover with, velvet.

  • Satin (noun)

    A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture, and overshot woof, which has a glossy surface.

Webster Dictionary
  • Velvet (noun)

    a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back

  • Velvet (adjective)

    smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste

  • Velvet (adjective)

    resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface

  • Satin (noun)

    a smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back

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