Metallic thread

  • 1 Metallic fiber — Metallic fibers are manufactured fibers composed of metal, plastic coated metal, metal coated plastic, or a core completely covered by metal[1]. Gold and silver have been used since ancient times as yarns for fabric decoration. More recently,… …

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  • 2 thread-waisted wasp — ▪ insect       any of a group of large, common, solitary (nonsocial) wasps in the family Sphecidae (order Hymenoptera) that are named for the stalklike anterior (front) end of the abdomen. Thread waisted wasps are typically more than 2.5 cm… …

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  • 3 Gold and Silver thread — Gold and Silver thread: Under this heading some general account may be given of gold and silver strips and threads used in connection with varieties of weaving, embroidery and twisting and plaiting or lace work. To this day, in many oriental… …

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  • 4 Gimp (thread) — Gimp is a narrow ornamental trim used in sewing or embroidery. It is made of silk, wool, or cotton, and is often stiffened with metallic wire or coarse cord running through it. Gimp is used as trimming for dresses, curtains, furniture, etc.… …

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  • 5 Security thread — A security thread is a security feature of many bank notes to protect against counterfeiting, consisting of a thin ribbon which is threaded through the note s paper.Usually, the ribbon runs vertically, and is woven into the paper, so that it at… …

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  • 6 Academic dress of universities in Queensland, Australia — There are a number of universities in Queensland, Australia, all with distinct academic dress.University of QueenslandThe University of Queensland generally follows the Cambridge pattern for its Academic regalia, in terms of the pattern of its… …

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  • 7 Ribbon (rhythmic gymnastics) — Ribbon is a component of rhythmic gymnastics.The stickThis can be of any colour and made of wood, bamboo, plastic or fibreglass with a maximum diameter of 1cm (2/5 ) at its widest, a cylindrical or conical shape and should have a length of 50… …

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  • 8 Aharonov-Bohm effect — The Aharonov Bohm effect, sometimes called the Ehrenberg Siday Aharonov Bohm effect, is a quantum mechanical phenomenon by which a charged particle is affected by electromagnetic fields in regions from which the particle is excluded. Werner… …

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  • 9 Lurex — n. trademark of a plastic coated metallic thread; yarn or fabric made of this metallic thread …

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  • 10 Sari — for the town in Nepal see Sari, Nepal A sari or saree or shari is a female garment in the Indian subcontinent.Alkazi, Roshan (1983) Ancient Indian costume , Art Heritage; Ghurye (1951) Indian costume , Popular book depot (Bombay); Boulanger,… …

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  • 11 South African College Schools — SACS Badge Spectemur agendo Let us be judged by our deeds Address Newlands Avenue (High School) Dean Street (Junior School) …

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  • 12 Edgefield Hussars — The Edgefield Hussars comprised a military company raised in the state of South Carolina. It served in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, being redesignated as Company A, Cavalry Battalion, Hampton Legion. It fought in… …

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  • 13 Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer — The Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer or CFCWO (French: adjudant chef des Forces canadiennes or adjuc FC ) is the senior non commissioned member appointment in the Canadian Forces.The CFCWO holds the substantive rank of Chief Warrant Officer… …

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  • 14 Order of St. Gregory the Great — For the monastic order, see Sylvestrines. Order of St. Gregory the Great Ordo Sancti Gregorii Magni Knight Commander s cross of the Order of St. Gregory the Great (1841) Awarded by …

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  • 15 tinsel — noun 1》 a form of decoration consisting of thin strips of shiny metal foil attached to a length of thread. 2》 superficial attractiveness or glamour. Derivatives tinselled (US tinseled) adjective tinselly adjective Origin ME (denoting fabric… …

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  • 16 purfle — [pʉr′fəl] vt. purfled, purfling [ME purfilen < MFr pourfiler < pour, for (< L pro: see PRO1) + fil, thread: see FILE1] 1. to decorate the border of 2. to adorn or edge with metallic thread, beads, lace, etc. n …

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  • 17 passementerie — noun Etymology: French, from passement ornamental braid, from passer Date: 1794 an ornamental edging or trimming (as tassels) made of braid, cord, gimp, beading, or metallic thread …

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  • 18 tinsel — I. noun Etymology: Middle English tyneseyle cloth interwoven with metallic thread, probably from Anglo French tencelé, past participle of tenceler, estenceler to sparkle more at stencil Date: 1538 1. threads, strips, or sheets of metal, paper, or …

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  • 19 Russian ruble — Infobox Currency currency name in local = российский рубль ru icon [ tt. сум; ba. һум; cv. тенкĕ; os. сом; ud. манет; Mari: теҥге sa. солкуобай] image 1 = Banknote 5000 rubles (1997) front.jpg image title 1 = 5000 rubles image 2 = Rouble.jpg… …

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  • 20 Culture of Saudi Arabia — The cultural setting of Saudi Arabia is Arab and Muslim, and features many elements from historical ritual and folk culture such as dance and music. Traditional values and cultural mores are adapted into legal prohibitions, even for non Muslims.… …

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