charmeuse
noun Etymology: French, feminine of charmeur charmer, from charmer to charm Date: 1907 a fine semilustrous crepe in satin weave

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  • Charmeuse — (French: [ʃaʁmøːz]) is a lightweight fabric woven with a satin weave, where the warp threads cross over three or more of the backing (weft) threads. The front side of the fabric has a satin finish lustrous and reflective whereas the back has …   Wikipedia

  • charmeuse — ● charmeuse nom féminin Satin ou tissu de soie présentant un côté brillant, satiné, et l autre mat. ● charmeur, charmeuse nom Littéraire. Personne qui exerce un pouvoir magique ; sorcier, sorcière. ● charmeur, charmeuse (expressions) nom Charmeur …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • charmeuse — s.n. (text.) Tricot din fire de mătase, cu faţa foarte netedă, din care se confecţionează articole de lenjerie. [pron. şar möz. / < fr. charmeuse]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 08.12.2004. Sursa: DN  CHARMEUSE [ŞAR MöZ] s. n. tricot din fire de… …   Dicționar Român

  • charmeuse — [shär mo͞oz′, shärmo͞os′] n. [Fr < fem. of charmeur, enchanter < charmer, to bewitch] a smooth fabric of silk or polyester, like satin in appearance but softer and having less body …   English World dictionary

  • Charmeuse — Char|meuse 〈[ ʃarmø:z] f. 19; unz.; Textilw.〉 1. Seidenstoff 2. kunstseidenes Trikotgewebe [frz.] * * * Char|meuse [ʃar mø:z ], die; [frz. charmeuse, eigtl. = Bezauberin] (Textilind.): maschenfeste Wirkware aus synthetischen Fasern. * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Charmeuse — Char|meuse [... mø:z] die; <aus fr. charmeuse, weibliche Form von charmeur, vgl. ↑Charmeur> maschenfeste Wirkware aus synthetischen Fasern …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Charmeuse — Stoffballen. Mal flach ... ... mal rund …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

  • charmeuse — noun A fine semi lustrous crepe in satin weave …   Wiktionary

  • charmeuse — char·meu·se s.f.inv. ES fr. {{wmetafile0}} TS tess. seta morbida e lucente {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1938. ETIMO: der. di charme charme …   Dizionario italiano

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