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The word that almost makes me throw up is satin; damask makes me throw up.
Billy Baldwin

Meaning of "damask" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DAMASK

From Medieval Latin damascus, from Damascus, where this fabric was originally made.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DAMASK

damask  [ˈdæməsk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DAMASK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Damask is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb damask in English.

WHAT DOES DAMASK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

damask

Damask

Damask is a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or synthetic fibres, with a pattern formed by weaving. Damasks are woven with one warp yarn and one weft yarn, usually with the pattern in warp-faced satin weave and the ground in weft-faced or sateen weave. Twill damasks include a twill-woven ground or pattern.

Definition of damask in the English dictionary

The first definition of damask in the dictionary is a reversible fabric, usually silk or linen, with a pattern woven into it. It is used for table linen, curtains, etc. Other definition of damask is table linen made from this. Damask is also the wavy markings on such steel.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DAMASK

PRESENT

Present
I damask
you damask
he/she/it damasks
we damask
you damask
they damask
Present continuous
I am damasking
you are damasking
he/she/it is damasking
we are damasking
you are damasking
they are damasking
Present perfect
I have damasked
you have damasked
he/she/it has damasked
we have damasked
you have damasked
they have damasked
Present perfect continuous
I have been damasking
you have been damasking
he/she/it has been damasking
we have been damasking
you have been damasking
they have been damasking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I damasked
you damasked
he/she/it damasked
we damasked
you damasked
they damasked
Past continuous
I was damasking
you were damasking
he/she/it was damasking
we were damasking
you were damasking
they were damasking
Past perfect
I had damasked
you had damasked
he/she/it had damasked
we had damasked
you had damasked
they had damasked
Past perfect continuous
I had been damasking
you had been damasking
he/she/it had been damasking
we had been damasking
you had been damasking
they had been damasking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will damask
you will damask
he/she/it will damask
we will damask
you will damask
they will damask
Future continuous
I will be damasking
you will be damasking
he/she/it will be damasking
we will be damasking
you will be damasking
they will be damasking
Future perfect
I will have damasked
you will have damasked
he/she/it will have damasked
we will have damasked
you will have damasked
they will have damasked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been damasking
you will have been damasking
he/she/it will have been damasking
we will have been damasking
you will have been damasking
they will have been damasking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would damask
you would damask
he/she/it would damask
we would damask
you would damask
they would damask
Conditional continuous
I would be damasking
you would be damasking
he/she/it would be damasking
we would be damasking
you would be damasking
they would be damasking
Conditional perfect
I would have damask
you would have damask
he/she/it would have damask
we would have damask
you would have damask
they would have damask
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been damasking
you would have been damasking
he/she/it would have been damasking
we would have been damasking
you would have been damasking
they would have been damasking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you damask
we let´s damask
you damask
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to damask
Past participle
damasked
Present Participle
damasking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DAMASK


mollusc
ˈmɒləsk
mollusk
ˈmɒləsk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DAMASK

damageability
damageable
damaged goods
damager
damages
damaging
damagingly
daman
Daman and Diu
damar
Damara
Damaraland
damascene
Damascus
Damascus steel
damask rose
damask steel
damaskeen
damaskin
damassin

WORDS THAT END LIKE DAMASK

antimask
death mask
dismask
face mask
gas mask
iron mask
life mask
loo mask
mask
oxygen mask
photomask
shadow mask
stocking mask
unmask

Synonyms and antonyms of damask in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «damask» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DAMASK

Find out the translation of damask to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of damask from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «damask» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

damasco
570 millions of speakers

English

damask
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जामदानी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دمشقي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дамасской
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

damasco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বুটি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

damas
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Damask
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

damast
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ダマスク
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Damask
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டமாஸ்க்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डिमास्क
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

damasko
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

damasco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

adamaszku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дамаської
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

damasc
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δαμασκηνό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

damast
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

damast
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

damask
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of damask

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DAMASK»

The term «damask» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.697 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DAMASK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «damask» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «damask» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about damask

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QUOTES WITH «DAMASK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word damask.
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Billy Baldwin
The word that almost makes me throw up is satin; damask makes me throw up.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DAMASK»

Discover the use of damask in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to damask and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Circle of Fire: A Damask Circle Book: 1
VISIONS OF TERROR Sixteen teenagers taken from their homes.
Keri Arthur, 2014
2
Polarization Optics in Telecommunications
I have written this book to ?ll a void between theory and practice, a void that Iperceivedwhileconductingmyownresearchanddevelopmentofcomponents and instruments over the last ?ve years.
Jay N. Damask, 2005
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A Life in Linenopolis: The Memoirs of William Topping, ...
Accounts of the careers of industrial workers in Ireland are few. The memoirs of William Topping provide a detailed account of over 50 years of the life of a Belfast linen weaver in the first half of the 20th century.
William Topping, Emmet O'Connor, Trevor Parkhill, 1992
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Damask Rose
On the mystical Isle of Skye, in Scotland of 1430, Tyran MacDougald, kidnapped by the MacKay clan years ago, is forced to find his enemy's long-lost granddaughter, but Tyran had not counted on what happens when he finally finds her.
Haywood Smith, 1998
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts
Several splendid examples of his work survive (Amsterdam, Rijksmus.; London, V&A; Edinburgh, Royal Mus. Scotland). Both Kortrijk and Haarlem exported some damask, whereas the Flemish weavers relied heavily on their overseas markets.
Gordon Campbell, 2006
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Montgomery Ward & Co. Catalogue and Buyers' Guide 1895
2649 All Linen Damask Towel, knotted fringe and one row of tied openwork through border. Borders are in plain white, red, blue or gold. Size of towel. 17x3.") inches. A very handsome towel of exceptional value. Each $0.16 Per doz 1.75 ...
Montgomery Ward, 2008
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1897 Sears Roebuck & Co. Catalogue
331 20 Turkey Keel Table Damask; 52 inches wide, strictly fast colors; same as your local dealer would ask 25c per yard for; splendid for wear and very neat patterns. l*er yard 15c No. 23121 E x- ceptionally Good Value. Finestqual- Ity fast  ...
Skyhorse Publishing, 2007
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The Mechanic's Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette
Even to our own days, the nature of the damask is an enigma, not only as regards its chemical structure, but even its physical properties. AU the researches of chemists have, until now, failed of discovering any essential difference between the ...
9
The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles
damask satin / Dame Joan ground damask a broad group of jacquard-woven fabrics with elaborate floral or geometric patterns, made of linen, cotton, wool, worsted silk, rayon, acetate, and other manufactured fibers, and combinations of these ...
‎2013
10
Victoria: the New Napkin Folding: Fresh Ideas for a ...
Etiquette experts all recommend damask as the fabric of choice for an elegant table. But what is damask? The name comes from Damascus, the city where the fabric originated. Damask refers to a rich, loom-woven pattern seen in linen, cotton, ...
Joanne O'Sullivan, Terry Taylor, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DAMASK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term damask is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rose oil prices in Turkey expected to skyrocket as production falls
Renowned for its fine fragrance, the Damask rose is one of the four to five rose varieties out of around 500, from which it is possible to extract ... «BGN NEWS, Jul 15»
2
EDITORIAL: Restore money for expansion of city's BCC campus
... from Junior, who's run up charges for everything from a Ski-Doo to a spring break trip to Cancun - or damask curtains for the corner office. «The Sun Chronicle, Jul 15»
3
Wilmot students attend HOSA national conference
Students who contributed to the newsletter are: Alter, Griffin, Teyha White, Lyndsey Berge, Madi DaMask, Lindsey Dickey, Rebecca Alter, Kira ... «Kenosha News, Jul 15»
4
Miu Miu Opening in Jakarta, Indonesia
The first, dedicated to leather goods, is covered in floor-to-ceiling mirror and iconic damask with fabric display niches inset into walls. A second ... «The FINANCIAL, Jul 15»
5
Prince William County home sales
Damask Ct., 9965-William H. Hendrickson to Damask Court Corp., $226,000. Greenleaf Dr., 10094-Reynold Surujlall to Weems Corp., ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
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Food thrown out after inspections
Damask Cafe, 3201 W. Bethel Ave., whose menu includes gyro, lamb kabob, vegetarian entrees and mezzas, received no violations from the ... «Muncie Star Press, Jul 15»
7
On the scent of England's gorgeous gardens
It contains the country's national collection of old-fashioned roses including alba and damask roses, gallicas, centifolias, rugosas, early China ... «The West Australian, Jul 15»
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When it's time for a gardener to pull up roots
My grandmother also brought her mother's fragrant damask rose to this farm. It's a pink quartered type that never gets a spot of mildew or black ... «Sunbury Daily Item, Jul 15»
9
Room escapes: The next big thing
Decked out as a shabby but genteel 1990s-era living room, complete with dim lighting, damask couches and dusty drapery, it exudes an ... «NolaVie, Jul 15»
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St Pancras Spa welcomes Aromatherapy Associates
... express facial and scalp massage; and 'Journey to an English Garden', a 150-minute experience which uses damask rose essential oils and ... «Professional Beauty, Jul 15»

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