Corduroy is a textile composed of twisted fibers that, when woven, lie parallel (similar to twill) to one another to form the cloth`s distinct pattern, a `cord.` Modern corduroy is most commonly composed of tufted cords, sometimes exhibiting a channel (bare to the base fabric) between the tufts. Corduroy is, in essence, a ridged form of velvet.......Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corduroy
• (n.) A sort of cotton velveteen, having the surface raised in ridges. • (v. t.) To form of logs laid side by side. • (n.) Trousers or breeches of corduroy.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/corduroy/
a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cottonFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
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Corduroy is a 1968 children`s book written and illustrated by Don Freeman, and published by Viking Press. Based on a 2007 online poll, the National Education Association named the book one of its `Teachers` Top 100 Books for Children.` It was one of the `Top 100 Picture Books` of all time in a 2012 poll by School Library Journal. ==H...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corduroy_(book)
(kôr'du*roi` or kôr`du*roi') noun
[ Prob. for French corde du roi
king's cord.] 1.
A sort of cotton velveteen, having the surface raised in ridges. 2. plural
Trousers or breeches of corduroy. Corduroy road
, a roadway formed of logs laid side by...
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Cor'du·roy` transitive verb To form of logs laid side by side. 'Roads were corduroyed .' Gen. W. T. Sherman.
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A cloth made with cut pile ribs (or wales) running the length or width of the fabric. The ribs are produced by wefts yarns that are carried over the fabric face and then cut.
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A common slang term for the grooves found on a recently groomed trail created by a Snowcat or grooming machine. Called as such for the obvious resemblance to the fabric.
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A durable, cut pile fabric, woven with an extra set of filling (warp) yarns to create vertical cords, ranging from very thin to wide and heavy. Most often in cotton or cotton-blend; classified by the number of wales or cords to the inch.
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A fabric, usually made of cotton or a cotton blend, utilizing a cut-pile weave construction. The ''wale'' indicates the number of cords in one inch. Suitable for jackets, pants and skirts.
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A pile fabric in which the pile has been cut or woven in stripes running the length of the fabric.
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A rustic form of puncheon using native logs (3 to 5 feet in length) laid parallel on wet saturated ground and covered with a tread of soil. Corduroy typically rots out quickly.
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A thick cotton fabric with velvety ribs, this fabric is usually made of cotton or a cotton blend, utilizing a cut-pile weave construction. The ''wale'' indicates the number of cords in one inch. Suitable for jackets, trousers and skirts.
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Corduroy is a thick cotton material corded, or ribbed on one surface used for making clothes. Originally corduroy was made of silk, and worn by the kings of France in the chase. A finer variety was made in the 19th century for upholstery. The cloth is strong and enduring.
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Corduroy is derived from the French 'cordon du roi', which means 'cord of kings'. Corduroy is widely used for tops, skirts, tailored shirts, structured jackets, trousers and children's clothing. Sewing Tip: Sew in direction of pile. To preshrink fabric machine-wash in warm water and dry in a delicate cycle. If you plan to dry-clean finished garment...
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corduroy, a cut filling-pile fabric with lengthwise ridges, or wales, that may vary from fine (pinwale) to wide. Extra filling yarns float over a number of warp yarns that form either a plain-weave or twill-weave ground. After the fabric is woven the floating yarns are cut, and the pile is brushed a...
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Named for the ridges in the snow caused by grooming machines, corduroy is another word for groomer or groomed slope.
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Ribbed cotton fabric; a heavy cotton fabric with a ribbed nap running lengthways. Please reference cotton on chart for washing instructions
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strong durable fabric with a rounded cord, rib, or wale surface formed by cut pile yarn. The back of the goods has a plain or a twill weave. ... [2 related articles]
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Wove, cut weft-pile fabric where the cut pile runs in vertical cords along the length of the fabric. A number of different types are found, ranging from pincord (very fine cords) to elephant cord (very broad cords).
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[n] - a road made of logs laid crosswise 2. [v] - build (a road) from logs laid side by side
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