Definition of box pleat in English:

box pleat

Syllabification: box pleat


  • A pleat consisting of two parallel creases facing opposite directions and forming a raised section in between.
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    • This 75% polynosic / 25% polyester sanded check weave short sleeve shirt has a full button placket, shell buttons, pocket, side slits, and full back yoke with box pleat, locket loop, and button.
    • Every outdoor person recognizes the special need for freedom of motion, so these shirts offer an expansion back with a box pleat that permits motion while the shirt remains tucked in.
    • The centre pleat on each side is a deep inverted box pleat which opens out when something largish is carried inside the bag.

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