from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Woven on a wide loom: a broadloom carpet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A wide loom
  • n. A carpet woven on a wide loom
  • adj. woven on a wide loom, and so needing fewer seams

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of rugs or carpets) woven full width
  • n. a carpet woven on a wide loom to obviate the need for seams


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  • And crisp new Sisal-like look in wool broadloom is $19.84 sq. yd.

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  • I was afraid to walk across the green shag broadloom because I thought there was a chance it would transmogrify into the Indian Ocean and drown me while my legs were simultaneously being consumed by a hammerhead shark.

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  • I began laying out all the prints, one at a time, until every piece of furniture, every square inch of musty broadloom, and every cracked bathroom tile were covered with Sammy and Peter's brilliant career.


  • Desso has been manufacturing and marketing broadloom carpet and carpet tiles for commercial and residential use, as well as artificial turf for sports applications, for almost 80 years.

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  • How many of the 120 million in that wall-to-wall crustacean broadloom would have flounced off in a huff?

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  • Another job involved taking an old shag carpet out of one of the break-out rooms on the second floor of the Center and replacing it with a rather more practical broadloom remnant that had to be cut and fitted into place.

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  • It was not until the postwar period that the notion of the lawn as the “national landscape” developed as a vehicle for upward mobility, with zoning setbacks designed to encourage clover - and dandelion-free perfection — “the living version of broadloom carpeting,” Dr. Steinberg said.

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  • If a 22-year old intern wants to drop to the Oval Office broadloom, she’s a grown woman exercising her freedom of choice.

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  • The apartment has broadloom as you can see, and the soles never got worn.

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  • Paint the walls to match the toasty pink in the paisley of your new favorite robe, and put down a pink broadloom area rug to match.

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