adjective see drape I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • drapeable — drape·able …   English syllables

  • drapeable — adjective see 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

  • Bias tape — or bias binding is a narrow strip of fabric, cut on the bias (UK cross grain ). The strip s fibers, being at 45 degrees to the length of the strip, makes it stretchier as well as more fluid and more drapeable compared to a strip that is cut on… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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