swatch

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

swatch (plural swatches)

  1. A piece, pattern, or sample, generally of cloth or a similar material.
    He held a swatch of the wallpaper up to see if the colors would match the room.

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Verb[edit]

swatch (third-person singular simple present swatches, present participle swatching, simple past and past participle swatched)

  1. To create a swatch.
    Swatching is important in knitting to obtain the correct gauge.