openwork

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English[edit]

openwork embroidery
porcelaine openwork

Etymology[edit]

open +‎ work

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈəʊpənwɜː(ɹ)k/

Noun[edit]

openwork (countable and uncountable, plural openworks)

  1. Any of several forms of metalwork or needlework having decorative openings.
  2. (mining) A quarry; an open cut.
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