openwork openwork  /ˈoʊ pən ˌwɜrk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) ornamental work (such as embroidery or latticework) having a pattern of openings

Usage(s):

  1. The buttress root serves the upper figure as a gigantic, openwork phallic symbol.
  2. All he had on was a pair of pants and an openwork undershirt.
  3. A five-minute stroll, passing the exhibition hall of the Vienna Secession movement with its cupola of golden openwork leaves, will bring you to the market area.

News

  • The First of the 2014 Ladies Watches

    This watch is the result of an alliance between Swiss luxury watch brand Parmigiani and Italian luxury jeweler Pomellato. It is based on Pomellato s "Arabesque" collection, characterized by an openwork lace-like design.
    on February 26, 2014     Source: Forbes

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