Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of pleat.
  • noun An action or arrangement in which something is pleated.

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  • noun the act of folding in parallel folds

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The pleating may be caught together at top and bottom of box pleat, and it is then known as _rose pleating_.

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  • This is the time to prove your worth, because no matter how accessible I have promised to be, there will come a time when I will begin to reject your phone calls pleating for long distance assistance.

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  • Indeed, Mr. Tait has persuasively combined sports and couture in a different way and the pleating is an imaginative way to give texture and a sense of energy to the clothes while being very much about craft.

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  • Some have beading and lace while others are decorated with intricate pleating, which is why Wilson refers to much of the late

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  • Some have beading and lace while others are decorated with intricate pleating, which is why Wilson refers to much of the late

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  • "It's a kind of pleating," explained Dorothy, putting down the dog.

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  • Associated Press Details such as pleating in the front of this gold shirt made simple pieces unique.

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  • "It's a kind of pleating," explained Dorothy, putting down the dog.

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  • "It's a kind of pleating," explained Dorothy, putting down the dog.

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  • Look at how the pleating in the Virgin's headdress and halo is matched by the pattern of the rocks behind her head: brilliant artificiality or naive conceit?

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