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flat-woven Syllabification: flat-wo·ven
Pronunciation: /ˈflatˌwōvən/

Definition of flat-woven in English:


(Of a carpet or rug) woven so as not to form a projecting pile.
Example sentences
  • Over the past 30 years, the Indian entrepreneur has turned the firm that bears his name into a brand for high-end furnishings, especially for the flat-woven rugs known as dhurries.
  • A tapestry is, by definition, a flat-woven cloth that uses discontinuous weft threads to create images.




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