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noun (uncountable and countable)
  1. A fabric used as a floor covering; a rug.
  2. (figurative) Any surface resembling a carpet.
  3. (vulgar) A woman's pubic hair.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: tapijt , vloerkleed
  • French: tapis
  • German: Teppich
  • Italian: tappeto
  • Spanish: alfombra , moqueta
verb 
  1. To lay carpet, or to have carpet installed, in an area.
After the fire, they carpeted over the blackened hardwood flooring.
The builders were carpeting in the living room when Zadie inspected her new house.
  1. (transitive) To substantially cover something; to blanket something.
Popcorn and candy wrappers carpeted the floor of the cinema.
Translations: 
  • German: bedecken
  • Italian: coprire (checktrans-top)
Etymology: From carpite, from carpita, past participle of carpere, "to pluck".


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