carpeting carpeting  /ˈkɑr pə tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)

Synonym(s)

rug

Usage(s):

  • Its long, oval table, white wall-to-wall carpeting and large flat-screen TV were the converse of the dusty, bare camp the President had just left.

News

  1. That's Rather Hideous: A psychedelic apartment in NYC seeks...

    A psychedelic apartment in NYC seeks a buyer with a passion for acid green and acid trips. For $5.995M on the Upper West Side: peace-sign throw pillows, landscape murals, a turquoise kitchen, and carpeting that looks like a really terrible...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Curbed

  2. Lakeland pitchers Mercedes, VerHagen, Ryan show promise

    At the lower rungs, which include Single A Lakeland, starters and relievers are at least evolving as the Tigers plan for a future re-carpeting of their rotation and bullpen.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  3. Perkins home for sale 203 Schiller Ave. Great 3 bdrm, 1 bath with a large heated garage, 20 x 20 workshop, updated ...

    Classified Ad Houses for Sale if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "417989" }); document.write(' '); Perkins home for sale 203 Schiller Ave. Great 3 bdrm, 1 bath with a large heated garage, 20 x 20 workshop, updated kitchen, newer carpeting, replacement windows, full basement and huge back yard. New roof 2007. Land contract available w/ down payment (419-271-4398)
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Sandusky Register

Quotes

  1. "The question is, how much time and energy do I want to spend chasing these guys," Stephen King wrote in an e-mail message. "And to what end? My sense is that most of them live in basements floored with carpeting remnants, living on Funions...
    on May 11, 2009 By: Stephen King Source: New York Times

  2. "After this, I'm going to meet with carpeting people," says Ferguson, known to the world as Fergie. "My stepdad is going to do carpeting for the theater room, and right now we've got house renovations going on at same time. So I'll go to the...
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Fergie Black Eyed Peas Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  3. Liberal Democrats home affairs spokesperson Nick Clegg said: "This report makes it clear that Tony Blair's twin-track approach of demonising young people and carpeting the country with Asbos has reached its limit. Asbos cannot be effective if they...
    on Nov 2, 2006 By: Nick Clegg Source: 4ni.co.uk

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