noun, plural tapestries.
a fabric consisting of a warp upon which colored threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, used for wall hangings, furniture coverings, etc.
a machine-woven reproduction of this.
verb (used with object), tapestried, tapestrying.
to furnish, cover, or adorn with tapestry.
to represent or depict in a tapestry.
noun (pl) -tries
a heavy ornamental fabric, often in the form of a picture, used for wall hangings, furnishings, etc, and made by weaving coloured threads into a fixed warp
another word for needlepoint
a colourful and complicated situation: the rich tapestry of London life
noun 1. See under Brussels carpet. Brussels carpet noun 1. a carpet made with three-ply or four-ply worsted yarn drawn up in uncut loops to form a pattern over the entire surface (body Brussels) or made of worsted or woolen yarns on which a pattern is printed (tapestry Brussels) Brussels carpet noun 1. a worsted […]
noun 1. carpet moth. tapestry moth noun 1. one of the larger tineid moths, Trichophaga tapetzella, the larvae of which devour animal fibres. It is brown, with white-tipped forewings, and prefers damp environments
tapetoretinal ta·pe·to·ret·i·nal (tə-pē’tō-rět’n-əl) adj. Of or relating to the tapetum and the retina.
- Tapetoretinal retinopathy
tapetoretinal retinopathy n. See retinitis pigmentosa.