Car´pet   Pronunciation: kär´pĕt
n.1.A heavy woven or felted fabric, usually of wool, but also of cotton, hemp, straw, etc.; esp. a floor covering made in breadths to be sewed together and nailed to the floor, as distinguished from a rug or mat; originally, also, a wrought cover for tables.
2.A smooth soft covering resembling or suggesting a carpet.
Carpet beetle
(Zool.) a small beetle (Anthrenus scrophulariæ), which, in the larval state, does great damage to carpets and other woolen goods; - also called buffalo bug.
Carpet knight
a - A knight who enjoys ease and security, or luxury, and has not known the hardships of the field; a hero of the drawing room; an effeminate person.
b - One made a knight, for some other than military distinction or service.
- Shak.
Carpet moth
(Zool.) the larva of an insect which feeds on carpets and other woolen goods. There are several kinds. Some are the larvæ of species of Tinea (as Tinea tapetzella); others of beetles, esp. Anthrenus.
Carpet snake
(Zool.) an Australian snake. See Diamond snake, under Diamond.
Carpet sweeper
an apparatus or device for sweeping carpets.
To be on the carpet
to be under consideration; to be the subject of deliberation; to be in sight; - an expression derived from the use of carpets as table cover.
Brussels carpet
See under Brussels.
v. t.1.To cover with, or as with, a carpet; to spread with carpets; to furnish with a carpet or carpets.
[imp. & p. p. Carpeted; p. pr. & vb. n. Carpeting.]
Noun1.Carpetcarpet - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
Synonyms: carpeting, rug
Verb1.carpet - form a carpet-like cover (over)
2.carpet - cover completely, as if with a carpet; "flowers carpeted the meadows"
3.carpet - cover with a carpet; "carpet the floors of the house"
To see a carpet in your dream, represents your way of protecting yourself from life's harsh realities. Alternatively, a carpet symbolizes luxury, comfort or richness. Consider the condition and designs of the carpet. Are you hiding something and sweeping it under the carpet? To dream of a magic carpet, implies your desires and wishes to escape from a situation, relationship, or responsibilities.Axminster, Brussels carpet, Caucasian rug, Chinese rug, East Indian rug, Indian rug, Oriental rug, Persian rug, Savonnerie, Turkish rug, Wilton, asphalt, berate, blacktop, body Brussels, broadloom, carpeting, causeway, cement, cobblestone, concrete, cover, deck, doormat, drop cloth, drugget, duckboards, earth, flag, floor, floor covering, floorboards, flooring, ground, ground cloth, ground-sheet, ingrain, lash, metal, moquette, namda, nammad, parquet, pave, pavement, paving, pebble, rail, rate, rug, rugs, surfacing, take to task, tar, tell off, terra firma, throw rug, tiling, upbraid, vituperate, welcome mat, wig
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