moiré

Finely ribbed furnishing fabric, usually silk or silk mixture, that has a lustrous finish with a watered or wavy figure. The word is a French adaptation of mohair, from which the fabric was first made. Moreen or morine is the now obsolete English version of moiré, which referred to a strong woollen material sometimes mixed with cotton and used for …...

Moire

Wavy, water-marked pattern produced by embossing fabric with engraved rollers. Pattern is only permanent on acetate-rayon blends. Used for eveningwear, drapery and bedspreads. Moire fabric is a crisp faille or ribbed weave, often in rayon, silk, acetate or cotton.
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Moire

• (n.) A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance produced upon either textile fabrics or metallic surfaces. • (n.) Originally, a fine textile fabric made of the hair of an Asiatic goat; afterwards, any textile fabric to which a watered appearance is given in the process of calendering. • (n.) A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance...
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Moiré

(Digital cameras and photo printers) An interference pattern brought about when images of differing resolution are superimposed. This problem may occur, for example, if small diamond shapes are to be reproduced on a television screen.
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moire

1. Originally, a fine textile fabric made of the hair of an Asiatic goat; afterwards, any textile fabric to which a watered appearance is given in the process of calendering. ... 2. A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance produced upon either textile fabrics or metallic surfaces. Moire antique, a superior kind of thick moire. ... Origin: F. Cf. M...
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moire

watered adjective (of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern
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Moire

[fabric] In textiles, a moire (ɑr or ɔr), less often moiré, is a fabric with a wavy (watered) appearance produced mainly from silk, but also wool, cotton and rayon. The watered appearance is usually created by the finishing technique called calendering. Moire effects are also achieved by certain weaves, such as varying the tension in the...
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Moire

Moire noun [ French Confer Mohair .] 1. Originally, a fine textile fabric made of the hair of an Asiatic goat; afterwards, any textile fabric to which a watered appearance is given in the process of calendering. 2. A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance produced upon eit...
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Moiré

Moi`ré' adjective [ French, p.p. of moirer to water (silk, etc.). See Moire .] Watered; having a watered or clouded appearance; -- as of silk or metals.
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Moiré

Moi`ré' noun 1. A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance on textile fabrics or metallic surfaces. 2. Erroneously, moire, the fabric.
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Moiré

Moi·ré' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Moiréed ; present participle & verbal noun Moiréeing .] Also Moire [ French moiré .] To give a watered or clouded appearance to (a surface).
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moire

A French word used to describe the type of pattern produced when printing two or more colours in half tone derived from screens, the angles of which differ by only a few degrees.
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Moiré

A noticeable, unwanted pattern generated by scanning or re-screening a piece of art that already contains a dot pattern. This effect can also be caused by the misalignment of screen angles in color work.
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Moire

A pattern created by printing several repetitive designs on top of each other. In four-colour process printing, four screens of coloured dots print on top of each other. If the angles of the halftone screens of each of the four colours are not properly aligned with each other, an undesirable, blurry pattern, called 'moire' appears in the final imag...
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Moire

An undesirable halftone pattern produced by the incorrect angles of overprinting halftone screens.
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Moire

In decorating, moire refers to a wallpaper with a watered silk effect produced by means of a delicate emboss.
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Moire

Moire is the French name given to silks figured by the process called watering. The silks for this purpose, though made in the same way as ordinary silks, are of double width, and must be of a stout substantial make. They are folded and subjected to an enormous pressure, of from 60 to 100 tons, generally in a hydraulic machine, and the air in tryin...
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Moire

Moir� pattern describes the interference pattern you see when it appears there are ripples or waves on your monitor.
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Moiré

The word 'moiré' comes from the French word for mohair and is defined as 'having a watered or wavelike pattern' (Collins English Dictionary). Moiré patterns can occur whenever similar, regular patterns are superimposed on each other and are offset or angled with respect to one another. They are commonly seen amongst the folds of net curtains and,...
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moiré

type of fabric finish with a watered, wavy appearance
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Moire

Undesirable pattern in halftones and screen tints made with improperly aligned screens.
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moire

watered silk
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moire

[adj] - of silk fabric 2. [n] - silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
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