carpeted carpeted  /ˈkɑr pə tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) covered with or as if with carpeting or with carpeting as specified; often used in combination

Usage(s):

  1. If you travel by land from any Asian metropolis, it doesn't take long to hit a timeless landscape carpeted with fields of rice, wheat, millet or maize.
  2. But as her subjects wept on the streets and dying flowers carpeted the sidewalks, Elizabeth's Trappist vow looked either boneheaded or stone-hearted.

News

  1. Daimer Releases Truck Mount Carpet Cleaner For Tough Commercial And Residential Applications

    Low grade carpet machines lack the power to clean large commercial and residential carpeted surfaces effectively and productively. Daimer's recently launched portable truck mount carpet cleaners with high pressure and temperature levels make cleaning tasks quick and easy for those in the cleaning business. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/truckmount ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Looking Back

    Looking Back Despite this trauma, and having her leg immobilized in the hospital by a rigging of weights and pulleys, she was designated the hospital's most cheerful patient and called every doctor and nurse "papa" and "mama." Instead of a ribbon, officials snipped a 30-foot strip of tickets to mark the formal opening of the sparkling glass, black brick and richly-carpeted Adirondack Trailways ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

Quotes

  1. "Frankly, I think this is a disgrace and I think that it is time that Mr Truss is carpeted," Mr Rudd said.
    on Mar 26, 2006 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The Age

  2. "It's a personal meeting between the coach and his players," says Steve Claridge, an ex-pro who spent 26 years as a footballer and played for almost as many clubs. "I wouldn't sit in while your boss carpeted you for doing something wrong, nor...
    on Feb 6, 2010 By: Steve Claridge Source: The Guardian

  3. "A stuffed house is what I was trying to convey," Mr. Doctorow said. "I liked furnishing it. The idea of a carpeted stairwell with brass fittings and Japanese screens and, of course, the grand piano in the dining room with the 18 chairs and...
    on Sep 2, 2009 By: EL Doctorow Source: New York Times

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