Satine

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Satine sat-i-nā′ a reddish hard wood of French Guiana.
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Quotations

  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy%20Parker
    “Where's the man could ease a heart, like a satin gown?”
  • Liz Smith
    Liz Smith
    “Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.”
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    “You can be up to your boobies in white satin, with gardenias in your hair and no sugar cane for miles, but you can still be working on a plantation.”
  • Nathaniel P. Willis
    Nathaniel P. Willis
    “Vulgarity is more obvious in satin than in homespun.”

Usage

In literature:

Red vines hung in festoons, like curtains of scarlet satin.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
Marcia, I suppose, will be in satin, or something else equally desirable.
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
Look at the beautiful satin, all destroyed!
"Three Margarets" by Laura E. Richards
The gown is cut short-sleeved and decollete, and the dancing shoes are of satin or very fine kid.
"The Etiquette of To-day" by Edith B. Ordway
Why, his face is the worst part of him: 'tis all satin and simpers!
"Clare Avery" by Emily Sarah Holt
This they attended in robes of crimson satin.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Was it silk or satin?
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
The second one was called Spring Time, and she was dressed in beautiful golden-green satin.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
My, how she was trigged out in a black satin pelisse lined with fur!
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
A pretty rather simple white cluna silk and a pink satin.
"The Girls at Mount Morris" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
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In poetry:

So they all fared forth, and sought with care
In many a famous mart,
For satins and silks and jewels rare,
To win that lady's heart.
"The Proud Lady" by Henry Van Dyke
Saw her clothed in silk and satin,
Borne beneath the gallows-tree,
Dressed as in her wedding garments,
Soon the bride of Death to be;--
"Ballad Of Ruth Bay" by Albert Laighton
Dawn follows Dawn and Nights grow old and
all the while this curious cat
Lies couching on the Chinese mat with eyes of
satin rimmed with gold.
"The Sphinx" by Oscar Wilde
Lift up your large black satin eyes which are
like cushions where one sinks!
Fawn at my feet, fantastic Sphinx! and sing me
all your memories!
"The Sphinx" by Oscar Wilde
But what, by the fur on your satin sleeves,
The rain that drags at my feather
And the great Mercurius, god of thieves,
Are we thieves doing together?
"The Retort Discourteous" by Stephen Vincent Benet
Or, being hard, perchance his finger-tips
Careless might touch the satin of its cup,
And he should feel a dead babe's budding lips
To his lips lifted up;
"The Rose" by Isabella Valancy Crawford

In news:

Thousands of hatching Satin moths found in Lake Tahoe area.
The king's attire, designed by Jun Kaneko, was a vast departure from the traditional gold-and-ivory satin.
Satin tie ($165) by Ralph Lauren Purple Label.
Perhaps Brian Beedenbender should trade in his government credentials for satin shorts.
Jessica Alba's satin slipper guest request.
Josh Satin was a late addition to the Mets' contingent with Mesa in the Arizona Fall League.
Silks & Satins 5-K Back to Results.
Rihanna nearly set the front row of Stella McCartney's presentation ablaze when she showed some skin in a slinky teal floor-length satin gown.
The satin robe that had arrived last week was all shimmery and soft, and he had yet to display its splendor.
Jessica Alba 's satin slipper guest request.
0 The Alpha /Apt2B pop-up store is located inside the Satine boutique at 8134 West 3rd St in Los Angeles.
Black Satin or other new winter 2012 products from Woodstock, call 800.422.4463 or visit chimes .com.
The most exquisitely original presents for the collector on your list—from cashmere sweaters to satin slippers.
The Classic Wine Seller and Satin Steel Jazz will host a fall jazz festival on four consecutive Saturdays, Oct 13 through Nov 3.
For example, wearing chiffon scarves , floral scarves and satin scarves can make a person not just to look good but also to feel more feminine.
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In science:

Shephard, Satins and twills: An introduction to the geometry of fabrics, Math.
Isonemal prefabrics with only parallel axes of symmetry
All of the rectangular satins, which have always been of interest, are of this type, and we pause to consider them.
Isonemal Prefabrics with Perpendicular Axes of Symmetry
Rectangular satins Rectangular satins are the simplest examples of species 26.
Isonemal Prefabrics with Perpendicular Axes of Symmetry
In species 26o , satins result from darkening cells containing half-turn centres along alternate mirrors.
Isonemal Prefabrics with Perpendicular Axes of Symmetry
In species 26e , satins result from darkening alternate cells containing half-turn centres along the mirrors containing just them in such a way that, along the perpendicular mirrors, such cells are either all dark or all not.
Isonemal Prefabrics with Perpendicular Axes of Symmetry
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