parquet floor


parquet floor
noun
a floor made of parquetry
Syn: ↑parquet
Hypernyms: ↑floor, ↑flooring

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  • parquet floor — inlaid wood floor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parquet — /ˈpakeɪ / (say pahkay), /ˈpaki / (say pahkee) noun 1. flooring composed of parquetry. 2. US the stalls in a theatre. –adjective 3. composed of parquetry: a parquet floor; a parquet table. –verb (t) (parqueted /ˈpakeɪd/ (say pahkayd), /ˈpakid/ ( …   Australian English dictionary

  • parquet — par|quet [ˈpa:keı, ˈpa:ki US pa:rˈkeı] n [U] [Date: 1800 1900; : French; Origin: parc; PARK1] small flat blocks of wood fitted together in a pattern that cover the floor of a room ▪ a parquet floor …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • parquet — noun (U) small flat blocks of wood fitted together in a pattern that cover the floor of a room: a parquet floor …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • parquet — n. & v. n. 1 a flooring of wooden blocks arranged in a pattern. 2 US the stalls of a theatre. v.tr. (parqueted; parqueting) furnish (a room) with a parquet floor. Etymology: F, = small compartment, floor, dimin. of parc PARK …   Useful english dictionary

  • parquet — [pär kā′] n. [Fr, a small enclosed section < MFr parchet, dim. of parc,PARK ] ☆ 1. the main floor of a theater, esp. that part from the orchestra pit to the parquet circle: usually called orchestra 2. a flooring of parquetry vt. parqueted… …   English World dictionary

  • Floor sanding — is the process of removing the top surfaces of a wood floor by sanding with abrasive materials. A variety of floor materials can be sanded, including timber, cork, particleboard, and sometimes parquet. Some floors are laid and designed for… …   Wikipedia

  • Parquet circle — That part of the lower floor of a theater with seats at the rear of the parquet and beneath the galleries; called also, esp. in U. S., {orchestra circle} or {parterre}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parquet — Par*quet (p[aum]r*k[=a] or p[aum]r*k[e^]t ), n. [F. See {Parquetry}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A body of seats on the floor of a music hall or theater nearest the orchestra; but commonly applied to the whole lower floor of a theater, from the orchestra… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parquet — (n.) 1816, patterned wooden flooring, from Fr. parquet wooden flooring, enclosed portion of a park, from O.Fr. parchet (14c.) small compartment, part of a park or theater, dim. of parc (see PARK (Cf. park) (n.)). Meaning part of a theater… …   Etymology dictionary