Definition of plissé in English:

plissé

Syllabification: plis·sé
Pronunciation: /plēˈsā, pli-
 
/

adjective

  • (Of fabric) treated to give a permanent puckered or crinkled effect.
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    • The surface of its 37cm wide lampshade has a plissé effect.
    • A plissé finish is applied by treating a fabric with sodium hydroxide, which gives the article a puckered look.

noun

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  • Material treated so as to be permanently puckered or crinkled.
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    • A plissé will usually have no variation in the number of warp (lengthwise) threads

Origin

late 19th century: French, literally 'pleated', past participle of plisser.

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