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Meaning of moire

moire

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

moi•ré

Pronunciation: (mwä-rā', môr'ā, mōr'ā Fr. mwa-rā'), [key]
— adj.
  1. (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. an interference pattern of dots appearing in the print of process color.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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