adjective see pile V

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pileless — ˈpīllə̇s adjective : having no pile pileless carpet …   Useful english dictionary

  • pileless — pile·less …   English syllables

  • kilim — /kee leem , kil im/, n. a pileless, tapestry woven rug or other covering made in various parts of the Middle East, eastern Europe, and Turkestan. [1880 85; < Turk < Pers gilim coarse woven blanket] * * * Pileless floor covering handwoven by… …   Universalium

  • kilim — also kelim noun Etymology: Turkish, from Persian kilīm Date: 1881 a pileless handwoven reversible rug or covering made in Turkey, Kurdistan, the Caucasus, Iran, and western Turkestan …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pile — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, dart, quill, pole driven into the ground, from Old English pīl, from Latin pilum javelin Date: 12th century 1. a long slender column usually of timber, steel, or reinforced concrete driven into the ground to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Karabakh carpet — one of four major regional groups of carpets made in Azerbaijan named after the Karabakh region, which comprises present Nagorno Karabakh and adjacent lowland territories ( lowland Karabakh ).TypesAzerbaijan carpets are traditionally divided into …   Wikipedia

  • tapestry — tapestrylike, adj. /tap euh stree/, n., pl. tapestries, v., tapestried, tapestrying. n. 1. a fabric consisting of a warp upon which colored threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, used for wall hangings, furniture… …   Universalium

  • Aubusson carpet — Floor covering produced at the village of Aubusson in central France. A centre for the production of tapestries and furniture coverings since the 16th century, Aubusson was granted the title of Royal Manufactory in 1665. In 1743 workshops were… …   Universalium

  • Karshi — ▪ Uzbekistan also spelled  Karši , or  Qarshi,        city, southern Uzbekistan, in the Karshi oasis, on the Kashka River. At least 1,000 years old, it lay on the caravan route from Samarkand and Bukhara to Afghanistan and India; it was known as… …   Universalium

  • palas — ▪ rug       pileless, handwoven floor covering made in most of the rug weaving areas of the Middle East. The term is used variously as a label for rugs woven in different techniques, and usage varies with the location. While slit tapestry kilims… …   Universalium

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