plissé
or plisse noun Etymology: French plissé, from past participle of plisser to pleat, from Middle French, from pli fold, from plier to fold — more at ply Date: 1859 1. a fabric with a plissé finish 2. a textile finish of permanently puckered designs formed by treating with a sodium hydroxide solution

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  • plissé — plissé, ée [ plise ] adj. et n. m. • 1636; de plisser 1 ♦ Où l on a fait des plis; à plis. Jupe plissée. 2 ♦ Qui forme des plis, des ondulations. Peau toute plissée. ♢ Géol. Relief plissé, chaîne plissée. ⇒ plissement. 3 ♦ N. m. Ensemble, aspect… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • plissé — plissé, sée (pli sé, sée) part. passé de plisser. 1°   À quoi on a fait des plis. •   Damoiseaux aux canons plissés, SCARRON Poés. div. Oeuv. t. VII, p. 345, dans POUGENS.    Se dit, en botanique, des organes qui offrent une série de plis… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • plissé — or plisse [plē sā′, plisā′] n. [Fr plisse < pp. of plisser, to pleat < MFr < pli, PLY1, n.] 1. a crinkled finish given to cotton, nylon, etc. by treatment with a caustic soda solution 2. a fabric with this finish …   English World dictionary

  • plissé — /pli se/, it. /pli s:e/ agg. fr. [part. pass. di plisser pieghettare , der. di pli piega ]. (abbigl.) [fatto a pieghe piccole e regolari: una gonna p. ] ▶◀ pieghettato, plissettato …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • plissé — /fr. pliˈse/ [vc. fr., part. pass. di plisser «pieghettare»] agg. inv. pieghettato, plissettato …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • plissé — Plissé, [pliss]ée. part …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • plissé — /plee say , pli /, n. 1. a textile finish characterized by a puckered or blistered effect, produced by chemical treatment. 2. a usually lightweight fabric having this finish. Also, plisse. [1870 75; < F plissé, n. use of ptp. of plisser to pleat; …   Universalium

  • plissé — plis·sé agg.inv., s.m.inv. ES fr. {{wmetafile0}} 1. agg.inv., di tessuto, lavorato con fitte piegoline, spec. verticali: stoffa plissé | di capo d abbigliamento, realizzato con tale tessuto: gonna, camicetta plissé Sinonimi: plissettato. 2.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • plisse — noun see plissé …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plissé — {{hw}}{{plissé}}{{/hw}}Tessuto plissé …   Enciclopedia di italiano

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