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  • v. Present participle of pleat.
  • n. An action or arrangement in which something is pleated.

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

  • n. the act of folding in parallel folds


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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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  • "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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  • They have strength that belies their fragile, lapidary appearance The costume designer describes the costumes as origami, as being influenced by futuristic superheroes and suits of armor, as being inspired by the pleating technique of the Japanese designer Issey Miyake.

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  • Michael C. reveals that he has been working on a second, backup dress, with layers or horrific pleating that represent the bricks in the base of the statue.

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  • This means volume: swaths of fabric pleating up at the neck, or over the bust, thus creating bell-shapes, tents, private homes for the body.

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