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very fine smooth cloth made from threads that silkworms spin
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c. 1300, from Old English seoloc, sioloc "silk, silken cloth," from Latin sericum "silk," plural serica "silken garments, silks," literally "Seric stuff," neute [..]
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soft, strong fiber spun by some moth larvae, spiders, and other animals.
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Diffusers of various sizes which scatter and soften artificial light or sunlight. Synthetics (which don't yellow as fast or blow the budget) have tended to replace the labor of silkworms. But large silks on exteriors (see: Butterfly) allow some air to escape, reducing the fabric's tendency to become a sail on windy days.
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Used in banners, pennants, pavilions, and arming clothes.
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a natural fibre produced by spiders and some insects. Read more on: Silk
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The only undoubted notice of silk in the Bible occurs in (Revelation 18:12) where it is mentioned among the treasures of the typical Babylon. It is however, in the highest degree probable that the tex [..]
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Heb. demeshek, "damask," silk cloth manufactured at Damascus, Amos 3:12. A.V., "in the corner of a bed, and in Damascus in a couch;" R.V., "in the corner of a couch, and on th [..]
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zayd
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zaydns
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zaydn
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A fine lustrous textile made from the cocoon of the silkworm, used in Asia (especially China, India, and Japan) as a support for manuscripts and paintings, usually in the form of a scroll (see this ex [..]
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To dream of wearing silk clothes, is a sign of high ambitions being gratified, and friendly relations will be established between those who were estranged. For a young woman to dream of old silk, denotes that she will have much pride in her ancestors, and will be wooed by a wealthy, but elderly person. If the silk is soiled or torn, she will drag h [..]
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The finest tubular tires are made of silk fabric. Sometimes the term "silk" is used as a noun to refer to such tubulars.
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A lighting diffusion or reflective material, formerly real silk. (Grip/Lighting)
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A natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. The best type of silk is obtained from cocoons made by the larvae of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori.  The shimmering appearance for which silk is prized comes from the fibers triangular prism-like structure which allows silk cloth to refract incoming light at different ang [..]
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A natural fabric made from the fine threads produced by silkworm cocoons. 2: It is soft, crisp, luxurious and has a brilliant sheen. 2: It is very strong, absorbent, highly drapeable and well suited f [..]
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a liquid protein that is secreted from the spinning glands and then pushed through the tiny spigots of the spinnerets. The pulling and stretching of the liquid silk causes the proteins to line up para [..]
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(n) a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae(n) animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders
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Received silk, applied to a barrister, means that he has obtained licence to wear a silk gown in the law courts, having obtained the degree or title of sergeant.
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silkscreen A layer of ink or pigment drawn on the circuit board (usually, one for each side of the board) in order to include, for example, part numbers or element outlines.
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Postcards where silk fabric is applied to the design, or the total image is printed on silk fabric, then attached to a postcard back.
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Silk is a very old fibre in the outdoor industry, used as a base layer by many early expeditions. It has been superseded by modern synthetic fabrics.
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A natural fibre, processed to make an absorbent fabric.
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A natural fiber made by the silkworm when building its cocoon.  The majority of silk comes from silkworms raised for this purpose.  China is the main producer of silk, but other Asia countries also [..]
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The soft, lustrous fiber obtained as a filament from the cocoon of the silkworm. Silk is a very expensive fiber and is used less than wool.
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A continuous protein fiber consisting primarily of Fibroins. It is synthesized by a variety of Insects and Arachnids.
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A continuous protein fiber consisting primarily of FIBROINS. It is synthesized by a variety of INSECTS and ARACHNIDS.
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the hardened salivary secretion of certain larvae, mainly of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths).  Silk is composed of two proteins, Fibroin and Sericin, and is secreted in liquid form which hardens into silk threads when exposed to the air.
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The threads produced by the specialized salivary glands of a caterpillar.
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A liquid substance produced by silkworms that hardens upon contact with the air and forms the silkworm's cocoon. So that humans can retrieve the intact silk thread that [..]
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, a continuous, filamentous, hardened protein produced by the labial glands of larval Lepidoptera, Trichoptera, Siphonaptera, and some Hymenoptera, by the accessory glands in Hydrophilus
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, as in “all silk so far”: All okay so far
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Silk is made from the cocoons of silkworms, which are often killed in order to obtain the silk of their cocoon. This ancient method of fiber production began in China more than 3,500 years ago, and re [..]
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A queen's counsel is also known as a "silk".
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Legal slang for a senior Barrister, i.e., a QC or …
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Threads made from protein that are produced by spiders and other insects.
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A natural filament fiber produced by the silkworm in making its cocoon, silk is noted for its strength, resiliency and elasticity. Today, most silk is collected from cultivated worms. Silk fabrics inc [..]
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Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons. The b [..]
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Silk is an American R&B group, formed in 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia. They are best known for their 1993 hit single, "Freak Me", which reached number-one on the US Billboard Hot 100.
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Silk is a natural fibre and a textile woven from it. Silk or Silks may also refer to:
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Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons. The b [..]
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Silk is an American brand of dairy-substitute products (including soy milk, soy yogurt, almond milk, almond yogurt, cashew milk, coconut milk, oat milk,and other dairy-alternative products) owned by D [..]
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Silk is a film adaptation of Italian author Alessandro Baricco's 1996 novel of the same name. It was released in September 2007 through New Line Cinema and directed by The Red Violin director, Franço [..]
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Silk (Italian: Seta) is a 1996 novel by the Italian writer Alessandro Baricco. It was translated into English in 1997 by Guido Waldman. A new English translation by Ann Goldstein was published in 200 [..]
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Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons. The b [..]
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Silk is the self-titled second studio album from American R&B group Silk, released November 28, 1995 on Elektra Records. The album peaked at number forty-six on the Billboard 200 chart.
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Silk (詭絲) is a 2006 Taiwanese horror film directed by Su Chao-Bin. It was screened out of competition at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.
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SILK is an audio compression format and audio codec developed by Skype Limited, now a Microsoft subsidiary. It was developed for use in Skype, as a replacement for the SVOPC codec. Since licensing out [..]
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Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC which was broadcast over three series on BBC One between 22 February 2011 and 31 March 2014. Created by Peter Moffat, the series follows t [..]
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Silk [N] [S]Heb. demeshek, "damask," silk cloth manufactured at Damascus, Amos 3:12 . A.V., "in the corner of a bed, and in Damascus in a couch;" RSV, "in the corner of a couc [..]
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a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders (silks) the brightly colored garments o [..]
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Obtained from the cocoon of silkworm, silk is a natural protein fiber that can be woven into textiles. The shimmering appearance for which silk is prized comes from the fiber’s triangular, prism-like structure, which allows silk cloth to refract incoming light at different angles. For centuries, silk has been coveted for its fine hand and fluid d [..]
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