Moir'e
Moir'e Moi*r['e]", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Moir['e]ed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Moir['e]eing}.] Also Moire Moire [F. moir['e].] To give a watered or clouded appearance to (a surface). [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Moir'e — Moi r[ e] , a. [F., p.p. of moirer to water (silk, etc.). See {Moire}.] Watered; having a watered or clouded appearance; as of silk or metals. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moir'e — Moi r[ e] (mw[aum] r[=a] ; m[=o] r[=a]), n. 1. A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance on textile fabrics or metallic surfaces. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Erroneously, moire, the fabric. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. a wavy pattern of lines produced… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moir'e m'etallique — Moi r[ e] m[ e] tal lique [F.] A crystalline or frosted appearance produced by some acids on tin plate; also, the tin plate thus treated. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moir'eed — Moir e Moi*r[ e] , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Moir[ e]ed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Moir[ e]eing}.] Also Moire Moire [F. moir[ e].] To give a watered or clouded appearance to (a surface). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moir'eeing — Moir e Moi*r[ e] , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Moir[ e]ed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Moir[ e]eing}.] Also Moire Moire [F. moir[ e].] To give a watered or clouded appearance to (a surface). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Moire — Moir e Moi*r[ e] , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Moir[ e]ed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Moir[ e]eing}.] Also Moire Moire [F. moir[ e].] To give a watered or clouded appearance to (a surface). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moire antique — Moir e Moi r[ e] (mw[aum] r[=a] ; m[=o] r[=a]), n. 1. A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance on textile fabrics or metallic surfaces. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Erroneously, moire, the fabric. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. a wavy pattern of lines… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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