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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 (22 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 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 previewSpecial Event Production: The Resources (2007)

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 previewThe Living Church (1967)

Green velour is the background of the frontal. sdett&t frtom *&OHdoK THERE'S THAT TVond AGAIN! 1am seldom angry ...

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 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 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 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 previewKeith's Magazine on Home Building (1914)

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

Google previewTransdisciplinary Digital Art (2008)

Sound, Vision and the New Screen by Randy Adams, Steve Gibson, Stefan Müller Arisona

The affectionate velour is an interactive material that develops a relationship with its user over time. The velour reacts to caresses by emitting unfamiliar noises. It remembers the type of caresses and may ask for more. An inanimate object, the ...

Google previewSewing Smart with Fabric (2004)

by Jeanne Stauffer

Velour is a thick, short, warp-pile fabric with a knit or woven background. Some velours are made of cotton, but most are synthetic fibers, and many are blended with spandex for better drape. Velour varies in weight and quality; choose ...

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

by Various Authors

VELOUR. HOODS. These are blocked exactly in the same way as Fur or Wool Felt Hoods, but after blocking it is necessary to brush them hard with a fine wire brush such as used for suede shoes. This will immediately restore the fluffy finish of ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Pink Velour® ('Whit III'), Red ...

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 A flat bed ...

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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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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