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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


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


  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"


  1. "Velour" is a musical album of Soulfood 76.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  2. "Velour" is a musical EP of Darius.
    • released on


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.

  • also known as Velure, Velours

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Velour

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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...

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 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 (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 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 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 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 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 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 ...

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 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 (2003)

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 ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Fashion History (2010)

by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

“Hoar-frost velour wrap, three-quarter lined heavy crepe-dechine. Tastefully trimmed opossum fur, 13 gns” (1925, Rogers Brothers, ...

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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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