What is velvet?

  • (noun): A silky densely piled fabric with a plain back.
    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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Acid Dreams - Track Listing
... Frustration" (244) The Stereo Shoestring – "On the Road South" (216) Velvet Illusions – "Velvet Illusions" (206) Unrelated Segments – "Where You Gonna Go" (249) Beautiful Daze – "City Jungle ...
... 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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... 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 - 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 ...

More definitions of "velvet":

  • (adj): Smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste.
    Synonyms: velvety
  • (adj): Resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface.
    Synonyms: velvety

Famous quotes containing the word velvet:

    Let the soil squeal I am the biting man
    And the velvet dead inch out.
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    Should I get married? Should I be good?
    Astound the girl next door with my velvet suit and faustus hood?
    Gregory Corso (b. 1930)

    Such is the brutalization of commercial ethics in this country that no one can feel anything more delicate than the velvet touch of a soft buck.
    Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)