herringbone pattern

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n herringbone pattern a pattern of columns of short parallel lines with all the lines in one column sloping one way and lines in adjacent columns sloping the other way; it is used in weaving, masonry, parquetry, embroidery
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Usage

In literature:

The brick floor laid in a herringbone pattern, if not original, is certainly early.
"Huntley" by Tony P. Wrenn
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In news:

The back patio has a herringbone-patterned flooring, shaded by trees and just off of the living space.
How to create a herringbone pattern with a simple paint technique called combing.
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In science:

Interestingly, Herringbone patterns have also been reported in frustrated systems17.
Geometric frustration in compositionally modulated ferroelectrics
Herringbone patterns in the microstructure are indicated via solid black lines.
Geometric frustration in compositionally modulated ferroelectrics
Herringbone patterns in the microstructure are indicated via solid black lines.
Geometric frustration in compositionally modulated ferroelectrics
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