Two-ply
Two-ply Two"-ply`, a. 1. Consisting of two thicknesses, as cloth; double. [1913 Webster]

2. Woven double, as cloth or carpeting, by incorporating two sets of warp thread and two of weft. [1913 Webster]


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  • two-ply — two ,ply adjective consisting of two layers or THREADS: a two ply knit fabric …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • two-ply — two′ ply′ adj. consisting of two thicknesses, layers, strands, or the like: two ply knitting yarn[/ex] • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • two-ply — [to͞o′plī′] adj. 1. having two thicknesses, layers, strands, etc. 2. woven double …   English World dictionary

  • two-ply — adjective having a thickness made up of two layers or strands • Similar to: ↑thick * * * two ply «TOO PLY», adjective. having two thicknesses, folds, layers, or strands. * * * 1. adj. (of a material or yarn) consisting of two layers or strands 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • two-ply — adjective Date: 1839 1. consisting of two thicknesses 2. a. woven with two sets of warp thread and two of filling < a two ply carpet > b. consisting of two strands < two ply yarn > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Two-ply — In comics, the term two ply refers to pre bordered boards of 11 inch by 17 inch, commonly used by a comic book penciller in the creating of the individual pages for comic books. They often have a marked off art area which is 10 inch by 15 inch,… …   Wikipedia

  • two-ply — adjective consisting of two threads or layers: two ply wool | two ply tissues …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • two-ply — UK / US adjective consisting of two layers or threads a two ply knitted fabric …   English dictionary

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  • two ply — Synonyms and related words: Janus like, ambidextrous, bifacial, bifold, biform, bilateral, binary, binate, biparous, bivalent, conduplicate, disomatous, double, double faced, dual, duple, duplex, duplicate, filmy, foliaceous, foliated, geminate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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