eyelet

  • 1 Eyelet — Eye let ([imac] l[e^]t), n. [F. [oe]illet, dim. of [oe]il eye, fr. L. oculus. See {Eye}, and cf. {Oillet}.] 1. A small hole or perforation to receive a cord or fastener, as in garments, sails, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A metal ring or grommet, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Eyelet —   [ aɪlɪt; englisch »kleines Auge«, »Guckloch«] das, s, Maschenware mit durch Maschenverhängungen erzielten Durchbrechungen; daher luftdurchlässig, vorwiegend für Unterwäsche …

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  • 3 eyelet — small hole, late 14c., oilet, from M.Fr. oeillet, dim. of oeil eye, from L. oculus (see EYE (Cf. eye) (n.)). Spelling influenced by eye …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Eyelet — A hole made and worked in a garment to hold a ribbon, a tape or a cord …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 5 eyelet — ► NOUN 1) a small round hole made in leather or cloth, used for threading a lace, string, or rope through. 2) a metal ring reinforcing such a hole. ORIGIN Old French oillet, from oil eye , from Latin oculus …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 eyelet — [ī′lit] n. [ME oylet < OFr oeillet, dim. of oeil, eye < L oculus, EYE] 1. a small hole for receiving a shoestring, rope, cord, hook, etc. 2. a metal ring or short tube for reinforcing such a hole 3. a small hole edged by stitching in… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 eyelet — noun a) An object that consists of a rim and small hole or perforation to receive a cord or fastener, as in garments, sails, etc. An eyelet may reinforce a hole. Push the aglet of the shoelace through each of the eyelets, one at a time …

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  • 8 eyelet — UK [ˈaɪlət] / US noun [countable] Word forms eyelet : singular eyelet plural eyelets a small hole in cloth surrounded by a metal ring, for putting a string or rope through …

    English dictionary

  • 9 eyelet — noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English oilet, from Anglo French oillet, diminutive of oil eye, from Latin oculus Date: 14th century 1. a. a small hole designed to receive a cord or used for decoration (as in embroidery) b. a small typically …

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  • 10 eyelet — /uy lit/, n., v., eyeleted or eyeletted, eyeleting or eyeletting. n. 1. a small hole, usually round and finished along the edge, as in cloth or leather for the passage of a lace or cord or as in embroidery for ornamental effect. 2. a lightweight… …

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  • 11 eyelet — [[t]a͟ɪlɪt[/t]] eyelets N COUNT An eyelet is a small hole with a metal or leather ring round it which is made in cloth, for example a sail. You can put cord, rope, or string through it …

    English dictionary

  • 12 eyelet — n. Perforation, aperture, eye, eyelet hole …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 eyelet — the rings or guides on a fishing rod through which the line passes …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 14 Eyelet — Глазок, пистон (в этикетках) …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 15 eyelet — eye·let (iґlet) an orthodontic attachment, usually used with an edgewise appliance, welded or soldered for better rotational control …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16 eyelet — Synonyms and related words: air hole, annulet, armhole, blowhole, bullet hole, bunghole, circlet, cringle, deadeye, eye, gasket, grommet, guide, keyhole, knothole, loop, loophole, manhole, mousehole, peephole, pigeonhole, pinhole, placket,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 eyelet — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. opening, aperture, perforation; see hole 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 eyelet — eye|let [ˈaılıt] n a hole surrounded by a metal ring that is put in leather or cloth so that a string can be passed through it …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 eyelet — eye|let [ aılət ] noun count a small hole in cloth surrounded by a metal ring, for putting a string or rope through …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 eyelet — small hole in fabric to allow passage of a cord; cotton fabric with small holes Fabric and Cloth …

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