moiré

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See also: moire, möire, and Moire

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French moiré (watered, clouded)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moiré (plural moirés)

  1. A pattern that emerges when two grids are superimposed over one another, sometimes unintended or undesirable in many applications such as in weaving and screenprinting.
  2. A fabric, often silk, which has a watery or wavelike appearance.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

moiré (third-person singular simple present moirés, present participle moiréing, simple past and past participle moiréed)

  1. (transitive) To give a watered or clouded appearance to (a surface).

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmo̞ɑre̞ː/
  • Hyphenation: moi‧ré

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

moiré

  1. moiré (fabric)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of moiré (Kotus type 21/rosé, no gradation)
nominative moiré moirét
genitive moirén moiréiden
moiréitten
partitive moiréta moiréita
illative moiréhen moiréihin
singular plural
nominative moiré moirét
accusative nom.? moiré moirét
gen. moirén
genitive moirén moiréiden
moiréitten
partitive moiréta moiréita
inessive moiréssa moiréissa
elative moirésta moiréista
illative moiréhen moiréihin
adessive moirélla moiréilla
ablative moirélta moiréilta
allative moirélleˣ moiréilleˣ
essive moiréna moiréina
translative moiréksi moiréiksi
instructive moiréin
abessive moirétta moiréitta
comitative moiréineen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From moire +‎ .

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

moiré m (feminine singular moirée, masculine plural moirés, feminine plural moirées)

  1. (design, textiles) moiré, watered (effect)
  2. (figuratively) shimmering

Noun[edit]

moiré m (plural moirés)

  1. moiré, watered effect, clouded effect

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