Moire (?), n. [F. Cf. Mohair.]

1.

Originally, a fine textile fabric made of the hair of an Asiatic goat; afterwards, any textile fabric to which a watered appearance is given in the process of calendering.

2.

A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance produced upon either textile fabrics or metallic surfaces.

Moire antique, a superior kind of thick moire.

 

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Moi`ré" (?), a. [F., p.p. of moirer to water (silk, etc.). See Moire.]

Watered; having a watered or clouded appearance; -- as of silk or metals.

 

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Moi`ré" (?), n.

1.

A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance on textile fabrics or metallic surfaces.

2.

Erroneously, moire, the fabric.

 

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Moi*ré" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moiréed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Moiréeing (?).] Also Moire. [F. moiré.]

To give a watered or clouded appearance to (a surface).

 

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Moi*ré" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moiréed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Moiréeing (?).] Also Moire. [F. moiré.]

To give a watered or clouded appearance to (a surface).

 

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