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Definition of Carpet

Carpet

  1. A heavy woven or felted fabric, usually of wool, but also of cotton, hemp, straw, etc.; esp. a floor covering made in breadths to be sewed together and nailed to the floor, as distinguished from a rug or mat; originally, also, a wrought cover for tables.
  2. A smooth soft covering resembling or suggesting a carpet.
  3. To cover with, or as with, a carpet; to spread with carpets; to furnish with a carpet or carpets.

Carpet Quotations

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
Woody Allen

There are two industry secrets to surviving a long day on camera on the red carpet: First, no drinking the night before - ever. You can celebrate after with some bubbly. Second is make sure to use shoe insoles. I don't care if you are a guy or a girl, dress shoes are painful. Worth it, but painful.
Ross Mathews

Hope is the magic carpet that transports us from the present moment into the realm of infinite possibilities.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Helen Keller

To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning of a painter's imagination.
Frank Auerbach
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Carpet Translations

carpet in Afrikaans is mat
carpet in Dutch is tapijt, kleed, vloerkleed, karpet
carpet in French is moquette, tapis
carpet in German is Teppich
carpet in Italian is tappeto
carpet in Latin is vestis
carpet in Norwegian is teppe
carpet in Portuguese is tapete
carpet in Spanish is alfombrado, alfombra
carpet in Swedish is matta
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