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1. carpet  (noun) 
floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)

  Also known as: rug, carpeting


  More Specific:
broadloom - a carpet woven on a wide loom to obviate the need for seams
Brussels carpet - a carpet with a strong linen warp and a heavy pile of colored woolen yarns drawn up in uncut loops to form a pattern
drugget - a rug made of a coarse fabric having a cotton warp and a wool filling
flying carpet - (Asian folktale) an imaginary carpet that will fly people anywhere they wish to go
hearthrug - a rug spread out in front of a fireplace
Kurdistan - an oriental rug woven by Kurds that is noted for fine colors and durability
numdah / numdah rug / nammad - an embroidered rug made from a coarse Indian felt
prayer rug / prayer mat - a small rug used by Muslims during their devotions
red carpet - a strip of red carpeting laid down for dignitaries to walk on
runner - a long narrow carpet
scatter rug / throw rug - a small rug
shag rug - a rug with long pile
stair-carpet - a strip of carpet for laying on stairs
Wilton / Wilton carpet - a carpet woven on a Jacquard loom with loops like a Brussels carpet but having the loops cut to form a close velvety pile


  More Generic:
    floor cover     floor covering     furnishings


2. carpet  (verb) 
cover with a carpet; "carpet the floors of the house"



  More Generic:
    cover


3. carpet  (verb) 
cover completely, as if with a carpet; "flowers carpeted the meadows"



  More Generic:
    cover


4. carpet  (verb) 
form a carpet-like cover (over)



  More Generic:
    cover     spread over


 

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