pleat definition

  • noun:
    • A fold in cloth made by doubling the materials upon it self and pushing or sewing it into spot.
    • A fold when you look at the material of a garment, as part of the style of this apparel, with all the function of adding managed fullness or taking up excess fabric. There are numerous kinds of pleats, differing inside their construction and look.
    • any of various types of fold formed by doubling material right back upon itself and pressing or stitching into form
  • verb-transitive:
    • To push or organize in pleats: pleat a skirt; pleat curtains.
  • verb:
    • to make more than one pleats in an item of material or a garment.
    • fold into pleats,
    • pleat or gather into a ruffle
  • noun-and-verb-transitive:
    • See plait.
  • others:
    • See plait.

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