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Definition of the noun velour

What does velour mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: velours

  1. heavy fabric that resembles velvet
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of velour: velours
    • more generic words: cloth / fabric / material / textile = artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

Alternative definition of the noun velour

noun

  1. A knit fabric similar to velvet, but usually somewhat coarser.

Groups

  1. Velour a.k.a. Velour 100 was a dream pop / ethereal rock band from Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA. The band existed from 1995 to 2000, with most of its music seeing release via Tooth & Nail Records in 1996 & 1997. The band was essentially masterminded by multi-instrumentalist Trey Many of His Name Is Alive and Liquorice. Warren Defever helped with production. The band's 4AD Records-influenced sound often led to comparisons to artists such as Cocteau Twins, Low, and Slowdive.
  2. Velour is a musical group.
    • album: "Undress Your Alibis"

Music

  1. "Velour" is a musical album of Soulfood 76.
    • also known as Velour (retrospective)
    • released in (21 years ago)
  2. "Velour" is a musical EP of Darius.
    • released on

Miscellanea

Velour or velours is a plush, knitted fabric or textile. It is usually made from cotton but can also be made from synthetic materials such as polyester. Velour is used in a wide variety of applications, including clothing and upholstery. Other examples include car seats and leotards.

  • also known as Velure, Velours

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Velour

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Google previewSome Examples of the Work of American Designers (1918)

by Dill & Collins Co., Philadelphia

Velour is a su er-calendered aper intended articularly fort printing of halftone plates. It a medium finish and is made very soft with special sizinginorderto securethata nit forink necessary to the successful printing 0 alftlones on uncoated paper.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Textiles (2012)

Business, Industry by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Velour is a plush, knitted fabric or textile. It is usually made from cotton but ...

Google previewFree-Form Embroidery with Judith Baker Montano (2012)

Transforming Traditional Stitches into Fiber Art by Judith Baker Montano

Velour is a medium-weight closely woven fabric with a thick pile. lt resembles velvet but has a lower-cut pile. Velvet Velvet is a type of tufted ...

Google previewThe Upholsterer and Interior Decorator (1917)

A double-face Van Dyke velour is an especially desirable material. Tapestries that show ...

Google previewBeautiful Homes Magazine (1914)

Silk velour is a popular covering and a pleasing variation is ...

Google previewDepartment Store Merchandise Manuals (1918)

The name velour is the French for velvet and is applied to a great variety of fabrics which have a velvety finish. \l Velvet The name comes from the Italian velluto, meaning shaggy. This fabric has a short, soft, thick pile face SILK YARD GOODS ...

Google previewVisual Effects Society Handbook (2012)

Workflow and Techniques by Susan Zwerman, Jeffrey A. Okun

Velour: Physically heavier than velvet, velour is the material of choice for theatrical drapes and masking and can be readily rented from theatrical supply companies.

Google previewCircular (1918)

For winter wear, a velour is a most satisfactory hat. Frequent brushing adds to the appearance and life of a hat. If a black straw becomes dusty and gray, brush it thoroughly, then rub with a piece of flannel which has been slightly oiled with ...

Google previewThe VES Handbook of Visual Effects (2010)

Industry Standard VFX Practices and Procedures by Jeffrey A. Okun, Susan Zwerman

Velour: Physically heavier than velvet, velour is the material of choice for theatrical drapes and masking and can be readily rented from theatrical supply companies.

Google previewAmerican Cloak and Suit Review (1917)

Shetland velour is a popular material for this style of outergarment. This material may be had in Oxford gray, blue, brown or green. The garment is fashioned with a belt about the figure at the normal waistline, and with a large, convertible collar ...

Google previewThe Stagecraft Handbook (1996)

by Daniel Ionazzi

Velour is the first choice for stage draperies. It has a long, thick nap, which ...

Google previewSpecial Event Production (2008)

The Resources by Doug Matthews

Velour is a rich fabric with a thick, light-absorbing pile. It is the most desirable fabric for stage curtains as it hangs beautifully without wrinkles, and is opaque. Most of the new polyester fabrics are inherently flame resistant whereas the older ...

Google previewI.C.S. Reference Library (1913)

by International Correspondence Schools

Such material as black velvet or black silk velour is the best for this purpose; yet, for special occasions or holidays, as Easter, for instance, this rule can be broken to advantage by using dark purple or plain white material on which to display the ...

Google previewThe Craft of Upholstery (2008)

by Ken Knowles

Velour is a close napped material similar to velvet. Luxurious and comfortable, it is used extensively in automotive interiors although it can be used for making anything from hats to theater curtains. It can be made of cotton, wool, nylon or rayon.

Google previewInterior Textiles (2009)

Design and Developments by T Rowe

Velour is a heavy warp-pile cotton fabric with a deep pile and more pronounced nap, used for upholstery and draperies. The pile in plush is usually at least 0.6 cm (1/4 inch) deep. Friezé can be a highly durable, elaborate pile fabric with only ...

Google previewThe Cleaning Encyclopedia (2009)

by Don Aslett

VELOUR D 359 clear finish a particular piece of furniture or wall paneling may have, but they can all be cleaned pretty much thesame.Eventhoughthewoodis protected by the finish, it's a good idea to limit the amount of water used and to keep ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Clothing and Textiles (2007)

by K. K. Maitra

Velour : A medium-weight, closely-woven cotton, wool, or spun rayon fabric with a thick, plush pile. It can be made using either a plain weave or a satin weave construction. It resembles velvet, but has a lower cut pile. The pile is characterized ...

Google previewIrish English Dictionary (1904)

by Patrick Stephen Dinneen

Cflé'oa (from c116, velour), indec. a., brave, valiant, heroic; mighty (pron. cruise, M.; clio'oe, Dom). Crooner, -4 (from Cflé, velour), f., velour, ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary

by P.S. Dinneen

(from one, Velour), indec. a“, brave, valiant, heroic; mighty (pron. cross, M; arc-on, Dom). Cpofieét, -a (from cpé, valonr),f., Velour, might, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Guilty Pleasures (2004)

1001 Things You Hate to Love by Sam Stall, Lou Harry, Julia Spalding

VELOUR There are certain risks associated with wearing clothing made out of a fabric so soft ...

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

[French velour: du Nord. velvet of the North] A pile fabric occupying a position between velvet and plush, being generally classed as a short-piled plush. The best grade of velours du Nord is woven of pure organzine silk, thus rendering it an ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

velour. vat pigment See VAT DYE. vavai (Tahitian) Cotton, especially a local variety of cotton that yields both ecru and white staple. The cotton grows wild and is believed to be Gossypium herbaceum. V-bed flat knitting machine ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

satinette, serge, silk, structure, stuff, taffeta, tamlne, tamis, tapestry, textile, texture, tissue, toile, towelling, tower, tulle, tweed, twill, velour, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography (2013)

by John Hannavy

The Artigue paper, marketed as Charbon- Velour, could provide beautiful prints with a matt surface but the process was far from perfect for commercial use. Théodore-Henri Fresson (1865-1951) was an agronomist by profession and a man of ...

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Scrabble value of V4E1L1O1U1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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