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carpet

EN[ˈkɑːpɪt] [ˈkɑɹpɪt] [-ɑː(r)pɪt]
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WCarpet
  • A carpet is a textile floor covering consisting of an upper layer of pile attached to a backing.
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    Definition of carpet in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcarpets
    1. A fabric used as a complete floor covering.
      1. (figuratively) Any surface or cover resembling a carpet or fulfilling its function.
        1. OBS A wrought cover for tables.
          1. SLA (vulgar) A woman's pubic hair.
          2. VerbSGcarpetsPRcarpetingPT, PPcarpeted
            1. To lay carpet, or to have carpet installed, in an area.
              1. After the fire, they carpeted over the blackened hardwood flooring.
              2. The builders were carpeting in the living room when Zadie inspected her new house.
            2. VT To substantially cover something, as a carpet does; to blanket something.
              1. Popcorn and candy wrappers carpeted the floor of the cinema.
            3. (Britain) To reprimand.
            4. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • There are felt cat beds, circular mats by Flor and minifutons, in an aesthetic more sophisticated than the carpet trees that tend to mark the pinnacle of cat design.
                • Don't worry about the mess on the carpet - I'll hoover it up later.
                • The mayor of the little town rolled out the red carpet for new businesses by calling on them personally.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • He had a hard time cleaning up the paint splatters on the carpet.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Transitive verbs
                Related Links:
                1. en carpetbag
                2. en carpetbagger
                3. en carpets
                4. en carpeth
                5. en carpeted
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Grammatically, this word "carpet" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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