Definition of 'pleat'
Example sentences containing 'pleat'
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Pin fabric pleats together at each side. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Press the pleats with the stitching centred over the tapes to form two inverted pleats on the right side of the blind. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)This month we've got inverted pleats. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To form the inverted pleats, lay the fabric flat, right side up. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)They have two inverted pleats at each side, folded over a row of Austrian blind tape. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Don't worry about folds and pleats, these are your mini ghosts! Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'pleat'
British English: pleat NOUN
A pleat in a piece of clothing is a permanent fold that is made in the cloth by folding one part over the other and sewing across the top end of the fold.
Her skirt hangs in perfect wide pleats.
Definition of pleat from the Collins English Dictionary
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