NounPleat (plural Pleats)
- (sewing)A fold in the fabric of a garment, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness or taking up excess fabric. There are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance.
- A plait.
accordion pleat, aqueduct, box pleat, canal, canalization, canalize, carve, chamfer, channel, chisel, corrugate, crack, crease, crimp, crisp, cut, dado, dike, ditch, dog-ear, double, double over, enfold, engrave, entrenchment, flounce, flute, fold, fold over, fosse, frill, furrow, gash, gather, goffer, gouge, groove, gully, gutter, ha-ha, incise, infold, interfold, kennel, knife pleat, lap over, moat, plait, plat, plicate, plow, ply, quill, rabbet, rifle, ruff, ruffle, rut, score, scratch, slit, streak, striate, sunk fence, trench, trough, tuck, turn over, twill, wrinkle
- Rhymes: -iːt
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- Persian: چین (chin)