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Definition of the adjective allover

What does allover mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. covering the entire surface
    • examples: an allover pattern | got an allover tan
    • similar: complete

Alternative definition of the adjective allover


  1. Alternate spelling of all-over.

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Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

allover As used to describe a design, covering the entire surface, as opposed to fragmentary motifs, ...

Google previewCole's Encyclopedia of Dry Goods (1900)

A Reference Book for the Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods Trade of the United States, Containing a Descriptive List of All the Standard Fabrics, Garments, and Related Articles of Merchandise ... with a History of Cotton, Silk, Wool, Flax, Jute, Ramie, Hemp and Other Commercial Fibers, and a Full Description of the Processes of Carding, Spinning, Weaving, Bleaching, Dyeing and Printing ... by George S. Cole

Allover textures are seldom made less than 18 inches in width, which feature especially adapts them for flounces, dress waists and skirts. yokes, etc. In textile designing. the term allover signifies a printed design which covers the surface of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of K9 Terminology (2013)

by Edward M. Gilbert, Jr, Patricia H. Gilbert

is smooth allover. Poodley.A breed charactertermfor a Poodle that immediately identifies the dogas a Poodle.A Poodle has anairof distinction anddignity that is peculiar to only thePoodle. A Poodley dogcarries itself proudly ...

Google previewThe Complete Illustrated Stitch Encyclopedia (2004)

by Bookspan

The allover patterns shown here are simple variations of basic Bargello Shaded diamond designs. A diamond-shaped frame- pattern work of straight stitches is worked over the canvas, using one color, and the areas within the framework are ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Clothing and Textiles (2007)

by K. K. Maitra

Allover : An embroidered, printed, or lace fabric with a design covering most of the surface ( allover the ...

Google previewModern Millinery Made Easy an Encyclopedia of All Millinery and Flower Making (2013)

by Various Authors

ALLOVER. FELT. This Smart Model can be made at little cost from an 18 in. by 18 in. square of Felt in any colour desired, using the same pattern as for the ribboned Beret. Ribbon or self felt may be used for the head band and self felt trimming ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Costume and Fashion (2013)

Historic and Modern by Mary Brooks Picken

Colored embroidery having designs outlined and left clear, background covered with close allover pattern worked with satinstitches. couching. Method of fiat or raised embroidery, consisting of arranging threads or cords in design upon surface ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing Through World History: 1501-1800 (2008)

by Jill Condra

Koshimaki were frequently patterned with small, allover designs. Assorted auspicious symbols were thought to bring good fortune and good luck to the wearer. The classic winter combination of pine trees, bamboo, and plum blossoms ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

Allover the world quack nostrums are found for rendering this operation painless; but had any of them afforded the least chance of success, it would long ago have been gladly welcomed and generally adopted by dentists. DENTISTRY. 2.

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1850)

Incorporating the Labours of Sheridan and Walker, So Far as Their Examples are in Accordance with the True Principles of Orthoepy and Established Usage : and Comprising Above Fifty Thousand Additional Words : Also a Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Proper Names by Sheridan, Walker, James Knowles

Bathcd allover. lMBATHING, lm-hi't'th-(gglg, ppr. Bathing allover. IMBEAD.

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Small photo of Flowers allover print and pattern background with grid effectSmall photo of Rome 05-16-2015: everyday thousand of tourists come to visit rome anf its historical monuments. The city during the holiday's period is crowded of people from allover the worldSmall photo of San Francisco ( USA ) 08/28/2012: cable cars in San Francisco are a symbol of the city known allover the world and an important main of transport for tourists and citizens.Small photo of World Allover Community Global International ConceptSmall photo of World Allover Community Global International ConceptSmall photo of Milan ( Italy ) 06/06/2014: The symbol of the EXPO 2015 on the New Regional Palace of Milan in Milano Porta Nuova Area. It is one of highest places in the city and is visible from allover the town.Small photo of Istanbul 06-16-2014: the city of Istambul offers suggestives panoramas in the day and also in the night with unique views that people from allover the worls comes to admire More...

Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1V4E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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