a crisp, sheer muslin that is constructed in plain weave, bleached white or dyed, and often ornamented with raised dots or figures (dotted swiss) used chiefly in the manufacture of curtains and women’s summer clothes.
a fine muslin dress fabric, usually having a raised or woven pattern of dolls or figures
- Swiss re tower
/riː/ noun 1. a bluish cigar-shaped office block, London’s first environmental skyscraper, located at 30 St Mary Axe, in the City of London: headquarters of the financial services group Swiss Re. Standing 180 m (585 ft) high and having 40 storeys, the building was completed in 2004
noun 1. a sponge cake spread with jam, cream, or some other filling, and rolled up
noun 1. a thick slice of steak dredged in flour and pounded, browned, and braised with tomatoes, onions, and other vegetables. noun See smothered steak
- Swiss tournament
noun 1. (in certain games and sports) a tournament system in which players are paired in each round according to the scores they then have, playing a new opponent each time. More players can take part than in an all-play-all tournament of the same duration