floor covering

Definitions of floor covering
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n a covering for a floor

Synonyms:
floor cover
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mat
a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
parqueterie, parquetry
a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
carpet, carpeting, rug
floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
broadloom
a carpet woven on a wide loom to obviate the need for seams
Brussels carpet
a carpet with a strong linen warp and a heavy pile of colored woolen yarns drawn up in uncut loops to form a pattern
doormat, welcome mat
a mat placed outside an exterior door for wiping the shoes before entering
drugget
a rug made of a coarse fabric having a cotton warp and a wool filling
flying carpet
(Asian folktale) an imaginary carpet that will fly people anywhere they wish to go
hearthrug
a rug spread out in front of a fireplace
Kurdistan
an oriental rug woven by Kurds that is noted for fine colors and durability
nammad, numdah, numdah rug
an embroidered rug made from a coarse Indian felt
prayer mat, prayer rug
a small rug used by Muslims during their devotions
red carpet
a strip of red carpeting laid down for dignitaries to walk on
runner
a long narrow carpet
scatter rug, throw rug
a small rug; several can be used in a room
shag rug
a rug with long pile
stair-carpet
a strip of carpet for laying on stairs
Wilton, Wilton carpet
a carpet woven on a Jacquard loom with loops like a Brussels carpet but having the loops cut to form a close velvety pile
Type of:
covering
an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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