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moire



Pronunciation: (mwär, môr, mōr), [key]
n.
any moiré fabric.

moi•ré



Pronunciation: (mwä-rā', môr'ā, mōr'ā; Fr. mwa-rā'), [key]
adj.
(of silks and other fabrics) presenting a watery or wavelike appearance.

n.
1. a design pressed on silk, rayon, etc., by engraved rollers.
2. any silk, rayon, etc., fabric with a watery or wavelike appearance.
3. Print.an interference pattern of dots appearing in the print of process color.

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Moiramoiré effect
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