eponymic name for good grade carpets and rugs originally made in the English town of Axminster in Devonshire; modern axminsters often copy well-known oriental designs

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  • Axminster — …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Axminster — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Axminster es una localidad comercial ubicada en el límite oriental de Devon, Inglaterra. Se erige sobre una colina desde la cual se puede ver el río Axe, que corre en dirección al Canal de la Mancha, encontrándose su …   Wikipedia Español

  • Axminster — [aks′min΄stər] n. 〚after Axminster, a town in SW England, where it was first made by hand〛 a type of carpet with a cut pile, woven in various colors and patterns * * * Ax·min·ster (ăksʹmĭn stər) n. A carpet with stiff backing and a soft, colorful …   Universalium

  • Axminster — Ax min*ster, n., or Axminster carpet Axminster carpet . (a) [More fully chenille Axminster.] A variety of Turkey carpet, woven by machine or, when more than 27 inches wide, on a hand loom, and consisting of strips of worsted chenille so colored… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Axminster — [aks′min΄stər] n. [after Axminster, a town in SW England, where it was first made by hand] a type of carpet with a cut pile, woven in various colors and patterns …   English World dictionary

  • Axminster — Axminster, Stadt im südöstlichen Winkel von Devonshire (England), am Flüßchen Axe, mit berühmtem Münster (12. Jahrh.) und (1901) als Gemeinde 3993 Einw. Bis 1835 bestand hier eine Teppichfabrik (jetzt in Wilton bei Salisbury); danach benannt die… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Axminster — Axminster, Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Devon, am schiffbaren Axe, (1901) 3993 E.; danach benannt die früher hier, seit 1835 in Wilton in Wiltshire hergestellten samtartigen Axminsterteppiche, bei welchen der einseitige Flor durch einen der… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Axminster — A tufted carpet, the tufts being inserted into the foundation fabric and held without being knotted. They are the nearest approach to the hand knotted Oriental carpets that are produced by machinery. The tufts are inserted by rows between the… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Axminster — infobox UK place country = England latitude = 50.7812 longitude = 3.0001 official name = Axminster population = 6,000 shire county = Devon region = South West England post town = AXMINSTER postcode district =EX13 postcode area = EX dial code =… …   Wikipedia

  • Axminster — 50° 46′ 52″ N 3° 00′ 00″ W / 50.7812, 3.0001 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Axminster — Original name in latin Axminster Name in other language Axminster State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 50.78259 latitude 2.99787 altitude 44 Population 5062 Date 2011 03 03 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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