What is velvet?

  • (adj): Smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste.
    Synonyms: velvety
    See also — Additional definitions below


Velvet is a type of woven tufted fabric in which the cut threads are evenly distributed, with a short dense pile, giving it a distinctive feel.

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... Lasiopetalum (velvet bushes) is a genus in the family Malvaceae containing around 35 species of shrub, which are native to Australia ... Commonly known as velvet bushes, they derive their common name from the pubescent (finely-furred) nature of the stems, leaves and flowers ... (Narrow-leaved Lasiopetalum) Lasiopetalum baueri Steetz ( slender velvet bush) Lasiopetalum behrii F.Muell ...
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... M50 in United States) Quattronove X 'Offroad' and 'Onroad' (Also Known as the 49 X) Velvet 125 Velvet 150 Velvet 250 Velvet 400 ...
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... Velvet (Radio Version) Velvet (De Phazz Mix) Velvet (Millenia Nova Mix) Velvet (New York City Mix) Velvet (Alabaster Mix) Velvet (Stockholm Mix) Velvet (Album Version) Velvet (CD ...
Velvet - Types
... Crushed This type of velvet can be produced by pressing the fabric down in different directions ... This dissolves part of the velvet leaving sheer areas of fabric ... Panné Also a type of crushed velvet, panné is produced by forcing the pile in a single direction by applying heavy pressure ...
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... Shoestring – "On the Road South" (216) Velvet Illusions – "Velvet Illusions" (206) Unrelated Segments – "Where You Gonna Go" (249) Beautiful Daze – "City Jungle" (547) Painted Faces – "Anxious Colour" (232 ...

More definitions of "velvet":

  • (adj): Resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface.
    Synonyms: velvety
  • (noun): A silky densely piled fabric with a plain back.

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