petit point
noun Etymology: French, literally, small point Date: circa 1882 tent stitch; also embroidery made with this stitch

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  • Petit Point —   [pti pwɛ̃; französisch »kleiner Punkt«] das, auch der, , Stickerei aus halben Kreuzstichen, die in Wolle oder Seide auf feinem Stramin ausgeführt wird. Die traditionelle Technik gelangte in der 1. Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts in Wien zu neuer… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • petit point — (izg. ptȋ poȇn) m DEFINICIJA sitni bod u izrađivanju veza i ukrasa na platnu ETIMOLOGIJA fr …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • petit point — ► NOUN ▪ embroidery on canvas, using small diagonal stitches. ORIGIN French, little stitch …   English terms dictionary

  • petit point — [pet′ē] n. 1. a small needlepoint stitch over one vertical and one horizontal canvas thread 2. work done with this stitch, as a picture on canvas …   English World dictionary

  • petit point — /pet ee/ 1. a small stitch used in embroidery. Cf. gros point (def. 1), tent stitch. 2. embroidery done on a canvas backing and resembling woven tapestry. [1880 85; < F: lit., small stitch] * * * ▪ embroidery       form of canvas embroidery… …   Universalium

  • Petit Point — Pe|tit Point [pəti po̯ɛ̃] das, auch der; <aus fr. petit point, eigtl. »kleiner Punkt, (Nadel)stich«> sehr feine Nadelarbeit, bei der mit Perlstich bunte Stickereien [auf Taschen, Etuis o. Ä.] hergestellt werden; Wiener Arbeit …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • petit point — (Expresión francesa.) ► sustantivo masculino TEXTIL Punto de bordado. * * * petit point (fr.; pronunc. [petí puán]) m. Bordado realizado con pequeñas puntadas diagonales …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • petit point — [pɔɪnt, pwapetit point] noun embroidery on canvas, using small, diagonal, adjacent stitches. Origin C19: from Fr., lit. little stitch …   English new terms dictionary

  • petit point — {{#}}{{LM P30157}}{{〓}} {{[}}petit point{{]}} {{■}}(fr.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Tipo de bordado sobre un tejido en medio punto de cruz. {{★}}{{\}}PRONUNCIACIÓN:{{/}} [petí puán]. {{★}}{{\}}ORTOGRAFÍA:{{/}} Por ser un extranjerismo debe escribirse… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • petit point — pet′it point [[t]ˈpɛt i[/t]] n. 1) clo a small stitch used in embroidery 2) clo embroidery done on a canvas backing and resembling woven tapestry • Etymology: 1880–85; < F: lit., small stitch …   From formal English to slang

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