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Meaning of "wickerwork" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WICKERWORK

wickerwork  [ˈwɪkəˌwɜːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WICKERWORK

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verb
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wickerwork is 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.

WHAT DOES WICKERWORK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wickerwork

Wicker

Wicker is woven fiber formed into a rigid material, most often used for baskets or furniture. Wicker is often made of material of plant origin, but plastic fibers are also used. Wicker is light yet sturdy, making it suitable for furniture that will be moved often like porch and patio furniture. Willow baskets were commonly referred to as wickerwork in England.

Definition of wickerwork in the English dictionary

The definition of wickerwork in the dictionary is a material consisting of wicker.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WICKERWORK


artwork
ˈɑːtˌwɜːk
camerawork
ˈkæmərəˌwɜːk
chequerwork
ˈtʃekəˌwɜːk
copperwork
ˈkɒpəˌwɜːk
counterwork
ˈkaʊntəˌwɜːk
figurework
ˈfɪɡəˌwɜːk
firework
ˈfaɪəˌwɜːk
framework
ˈfreɪmˌwɜːk
hairwork
ˈheəˌwɜːk
Hellerwork
ˈhɛləˌwɜːk
homework
ˈhəʊmˌwɜːk
lacquerwork
ˈlækəˌwɜːk
network
ˈnɛtˌwɜːk
paperwork
ˈpeɪpəˌwɜːk
patchwork
ˈpætʃˌwɜːk
pokerwork
ˈpəʊkəˌwɜːk
timberwork
ˈtɪmbəˌwɜːk
underwork
ˈʌndəˌwɜːk
wirework
ˈwaɪəˌwɜːk
wonderwork
ˈwʌndəˌwɜːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WICKERWORK

wich
Wichita
wick
Wick Bay
wicked
wickedly
wickedness
wicker
wicket
wicket maiden
wicketkeeper
wicking
wickiup
wickless
Wickliffe
Wicklow
wickthing
wickyup

WORDS THAT END LIKE WICKERWORK

all in a day´s work
at work
bodywork
clockwork
coursework
curled paperwork
housework
interwork
masterwork
neural network
out of work
overwork
plasterwork
rework
rolled paperwork
social work
spatterwork
spiderwork
warwork
work

Synonyms and antonyms of wickerwork in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wickerwork» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WICKERWORK

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

Translator English - Chinese

柳条制品
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cestería
570 millions of speakers

English

wickerwork
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wickerwork
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القش
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

плетеные изделия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vime
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

করণ্ড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vannerie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kerja wicker
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geflecht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

枝編み細工
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모형
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wickerwork
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

liễu gai
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wickerwork
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विकरचे काम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hasır işi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vimini
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyroby z wikliny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

плетені вироби
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

împletituri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καλαθοπλεκτικής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vlegwerk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flätverk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

maker
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wickerwork

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WICKERWORK»

The term «wickerwork» is very widely used and occupies the 14.119 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WICKERWORK» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WICKERWORK»

Discover the use of wickerwork in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wickerwork and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Willow Spokes and Wickerwork: The Nature Book of Weaving ...
Explains and illustrates the basic techniques of braiding and weaving and the procedures for making a variety of decorative and functional items from suitable and availabe plants and plant parts
Cleo Stephens, 1975
2
Chairs: The Delft Collection
During the rest of the year, the bark has to be boiled off and that produces the reddish wickerwork.The hardy twigs of other bushes, such as the buckthorn ( Rhamnus frangula) for example, can also be used for wickerwork. The decision to place ...
‎2008
3
A Grammar and Dictionary of Zaiwa (2 Vols.)
variegated wickerwork); um11tung55 (head-wickerwork) n. place to sit behind the fireplace, reserved for elderly people. tung55-gva55 (wickerwork-variegated1) n. kind of multi-functional backbasket worn by a strap across the head (lit.
Anton Lustig, 2010
4
Use of the "First Sale Rule" for Customs Valuation of U.S. ...
First Sale Total imports HTS Brief descriptiona Customs valueb (Thousand $) Tariff ratec (Percent) Value (Thousand $) Share of C.V.b (Percent) Importers ( Number) Leading sourced (Country) 46021214 Baskets and bags of rattan wickerwork ...
U.S. International Trade Commission
5
The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese ...
Therefore they wove a wickerwork statue of him, and to this day they continue to practice his [fighting] technique.”20 Cheng Zongyou's version of the legend contains a curious element: Kiœnara, he tells us, threw himself into the stove from  ...
Meir Shahar, 2008
6
Zuni Origins: Toward a New Synthesis of Southwestern Archaeology
16.3a, b; see also Cos- grove 1947:figs. 87-90, Types 1-5). In contrast, groups related to the Cochise cultural tradition, including those in the Mimbres and Reserve branches, typically wore full-length wickerwork sandals lacking the fishtail heel.
David A. Gregory, David R. Wilcox, 2010
7
Fibers & Forms: Native American Basketry of the West
Wickerwork can be defined as twining without the twist, in which a single weft element is woven in Wickerwork plain or diagonal pattern on the warp foundation . In parts of the Pacific Northwest, twining is combined with alternating rows of plain ...
Ken Hedges, San Diego Museum of Man, 1997
8
Jungle Fishing Misadventures 1974-2012
“One by one the ants were fixed by the thorax in the interstices of a square piece of wickerwork about the size of a man's palm. The strips were then drawn together round the ants in such a fashion that their heads with their waving pincers ...
Stephen Orndorf, 2012
9
The California Indians: A Source Book
Wickerwork is comparatively rare in North America, though there are well-known forms in the Southwest. A wickerwork seed beater from the northwestern Maidu is described by Dr. Dixon. This piece is from Butte county, in the original habitat of ...
Robert Fleming Heizer, Mary Anne Whipple, 1971
10
Porcelain and the Dutch East India Company: As Recorded in ...
In Formosa's Dagh Register we read on January 20th that eight junks have arrived from Amoy with 9-10,000 bundles of coarse porcelain and one junk from Fu Chou fully laden with fine porcelain in 700 wickerwork hampers and 150 barrels ...
T. Volker, 1954

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WICKERWORK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wickerwork is used in the context of the following news items.
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Iraqi Kurdistan's Battle With Baghdad Over Oil Revenues
A makeshift wickerwork crucifix hangs over the entrance. One of the refugees, Issa, charges about 30 cents for a haircut and shave in his makeshift barber's shop ... «AINA, Apr 15»
2
Quick crossword No 14009
(5); 7 Bird with the "a little bit of bread and no cheese" song (12); 8 Intellectual woman (12); 13 Large bottle with handles covered in wickerwork (8); 16 Extreme ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
3
The sights and sounds of wildlife
These are now being harvested and are ideal for making wickerwork fences and screens for the birdwatching hides. One of the most elusive birds of the reserve ... «Cambridge News, Jan 15»
4
A Noble cause: the British-built M600 supercar
... a hint of a luxuriant handlebar moustache”; and Kettering, which should mean: “The marks left on your bottom or thighs after sunbathing on a wickerwork chair. «The National, Sep 14»
5
3300-year-old 'Titanic of the Med' gives invaluable clues to Mideast's …
Wooden remains of wickerwork fencing, which may have lined the Uluburun's bulwarks to keep out waves in rough weather. Photo by INA. Text size. «Haaretz, Sep 14»
6
Somerset flooding: Lord Smith fights to turn back a rising tide of blame
Eco-friendly wickerwork coffins, to be precise. His career as steward of the nation's environment may be effectively dead and buried, but Lord Smith of Finsbury ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 14»
7
UA's pottery collection home to rare artifacts
The baskets feature various styles of weaving, including coiling, twining, wickerwork and plating, all of which are immensely complex and time-consuming, ... «Arizona Daily Wildcat, Oct 13»
8
Gardener's Dirt: Lantana - tough like nettles; dainty in blooms
Very little was written about this plant, but I did read that the wood is very tough and durable and has been used for wickerwork in some parts of the world. «Victoria Advocate, Jul 13»
9
Cattails As Building Insulation — New Research Brings To Light The …
Throughout history, they have served as a nutritious food source, a source of downy material for bedding, a raw material for wickerwork, a means of cleaning ... «CleanTechnica, Jun 13»
10
Planning to Paint? The Post-Sandy Palette Is About 'Warmth' Says …
Dinice points out the earthy tones in the company's Honed Vitality, with names like Herbal Wash. Wickerwork, Spiced Cider, Mountain Stream and Poolhouse. «Patch.com, Jan 13»

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