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Definition of Velour

What does Velour mean?

noun

  1. heavy fabric that resembles velvet
    • 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

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

"Velour" is a musical EP of Darius.

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. Examples such as car seats, or leotards.

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Google previewThe Stagecraft Handbook (1996)

by Daniel Ionazzi

Velour is the first choice for stage draperies. It has a long, thick nap, which gives the fabric a rich texture and absorbs ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Textiles by Sara J. Kadolph, ISBN 9780135007594 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Velour 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 Textile Mesh Knitted fabric in a wide variety of applications,

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 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 previewIllustrated Theatre Production Guide (2002)

by John Holloway

NET—LIKE FABRICS Velour is a heavyweight, plush fabric that is used to make curtains. It is most often found as a 54"-wide fabric in a wide variety  ...

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 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 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 Encyclopedia of Drawing Techniques (2004)

by Hazel Harrison

Pastel hoard, velour paper, and fine artist's sandpaper Pastel is less easy to erase than pencil or charcoal, but it is possible to make corrections in the early stages of a drawing, before the grain of the paper is fully filled. Use a bristle brush to ...

Google previewGreenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing through American History , 1900 to the Present, The: Volume 1, 1900-1949 (2008)

by Amy T. Peterson, Valerie Hewitt, Heather Vaughan, Ann T. Kellogg, Lynn W. Payne

Velour and terrycloth also became popular new fabrics for pullover shirts.

Google previewThe international business encyclopedia, the up-to-date, down-to-the-minute business dictionary (1910)

by Elmer Henry Beach

Material required consists of: Glazed Kid Patent Colt Sole Leather Patent Kid Patent Side Men's Cut Stock Mat Kid Velour Calf Women's Cut Stock Mat Calf Box Calf Top Prices Mat Kangaroo Waterproof Kip Patent Calf Side Leather Leather ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Surfing (2005)

by Matt Warshaw

But the two surfers were ridiculed after turning up at contest sites in matching Bronzed Aussie velour jumpsuits, and by the end of the decade the group was largely ignored. Townend competed part-time in 1977, spending much of the year ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, Concise (2013)

by Herman F. Mark

In this market, the yarn is a premium product used in high fashion dress fabrics, satins, and poplins, or to produce a cloth suitable for surface raising to give a suede or fine velour effect. Producer-Dyed Fiber The largest volume “specialty” ...

Google previewThe Random House Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1995)

by Random House, Stephen Elliott

iersey, melton, velour, velvet 7 brocade, chiffon, flannel, foulard, gingham, taffeta В chenille, corduroy, tapestry 9 gabardine, velveteen wool: 4 felt 5 crepe, serge, tweed, twill 6 boucle, covert, faille, melton, woolen 7 challis, doeskin, Donegal, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Radio 3-Volume Set (2004)

by Christopher H. Sterling

A variety of materials including burlap, plush velour curtains,andsolid surface baffles were used to ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio (2011)

by Christopher H. Sterling, Cary O'Dell

A varietyofmaterials including burlap, plush velour curtains, andsolid surface baffles were usedto controlthe acoustics of the studios. Larger stations and networks constructed very elaborate and large  ...

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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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