adjective see drape I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • drapable — adj. may be covered with cloth; may be arranged in graceful folds (about clothing, cloth, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drapable — drap·able …   English syllables

  • drapable — …   Useful english dictionary

  • drape — drapable, drapeable, adj. drapability, drapeability, n. /drayp/, v., draped, draping, n. v.t. 1. to cover or hang with cloth or other fabric, esp. in graceful folds; adorn with drapery. 2. to adjust (curtains, clothes, etc.) into graceful folds,… …   Universalium

  • drape|a|ble — «DRAY puh buhl», adjective. = drapable. (Cf. ↑drapable) …   Useful english dictionary

  • drape — I. verb (draped; draping) Etymology: probably back formation from drapery Date: 1847 transitive verb 1. to cover or adorn with or as if with folds of cloth 2. to cause to hang or stretch out loosely or carelessly 3. to arrange in flowing lines or …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • charmeuse — /shahr moohz , moohs /; Fr. /shannrdd muez /, n. a soft, lightweight, drapable fabric of silk or synthetic fibers, having a semilustrous satin face and a dull back. [1905 10; formerly trademark] * * * …   Universalium

  • drapeable — adjective see drapable …   Useful english dictionary

  • drap|a|bil|i|ty — «DRAY puh BIHL uh tee», noun. the quality of being drapable: »... drapability, that is, hanging like cloth (Listener) …   Useful english dictionary

  • drap|a|ble — «DRAY puh buhl», adjective. that can be draped or made into a drape: »A highly drapable fabric for toques and turbans is satin (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

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