Velure

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Velure A substance resembling velvet.
    • Velure Velvet. "A woman's crupper of velure ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n velure A textile fabric having a thick soft nap; velvet or velveteen.
    • n velure A pad of silk or plush used by hatters for smoothing and giving a luster to the surface of hats. Also called looer, lure.
    • velure In hat-making, to smooth off or dress with a velure, as the nap of a silk hat.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Velure vel′ūr velvet: a silk or plush pad for smoothing or giving lustre to silk hats—also Velours (ve-loor′)
    • v.t Velure to dress with a velure
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. velours, OF. velous, from L. villosus, hairy. See Velvet

Usage


In science:

Dekany, R., Bouchez, A., Roberts, J., Troy, M., Kibblewhite, E., Oppenheimer, B., Moore, A., Shelton, C., Smith, R., Trinh, T., & Velur, V. 2007, in Proceedings of the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, held in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, September 12-15, 2007, Ed.: S.
A New High Contrast Imaging Program at Palomar Observatory
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