crepe

crepe 1797, from Fr. crêpe, from O.Fr. crespe (14c.), from L. crispa, fem. of crispus "curled, wrinkled" (see CRISP (Cf. crisp)). Meaning "small, thin pancake" is from 1877. Crepe paper is first attested 1895.

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  • Crêpe — Crêpe …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Crepe — Crêpe Pour les articles homonymes, voir Crêpe (homonymie). crêpes empilées …   Wikipédia en Français

  • crêpe — 1. (krê p ) s. m. 1°   Sorte d étoffe claire, légère et comme frisée, faite de laine fine ou de soie crue et gommée. Crêpe blanc, noir, rose. Robe, voile de crêpe. Crêpe lisse, celui qui n est pas frisé. •   Ils feront aussi des crêpes unis et… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Crêpe — 〈[krɛ̣p]〉 I 〈m. 6 oder 1〉 = Krepp (I) II 〈m. 6 oder f. 10〉 = Krepp (II) Krẹpp oV Crêpe I 〈m. 6 oder m. 1; Textilw.〉 …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Crepe — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Crepes …   Wikipedia Español

  • crepé — 1. Voz tomada del francés crêpe, ‘tejido rugoso de lana, seda o algodón’ y ‘goma rugosa empleada en la confección de suelas de zapatos’: «Una atroz blusita de crepé» (Fuentes Cristóbal [Méx. 1987]); «Sus zapatos abotinados [...] de suela de… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Crepe — (Fancy Crepe, Crape) Originally called crapes, and were always black and used for mourning purposes. It is a puckered or crinkled fabric. Special hard twisted yarns are used, and when the cloth is washed or finished a crepe effect is produced… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • crepé — sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Área: industria Caucho sintético que se emplea en industria: una suela de crepé. El crepé se obtiene por el secado del caucho con aire caliente. 2. (no contable) Tejido con relieves parecido al crespón: El… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • crepe — or crêpe [krāp; krep] n. [Fr crêpe < L crispus: see CRISP] 1. a thin, crinkled cloth of silk, rayon, cotton, wool, etc.; crape 2. a) CRAPE (sense 2) b) CREPE RUBBER …   English World dictionary

  • Crepe — Cr[^e]pe (kr[asl]p), [F.] n. 1. Same as {Crape}. [Also spelled {crepe}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (kr[^a]p; Eng. kr[=a]p), Any of various crapelike fabrics, whether crinkled or not. 3. A small thin pancake. [wns16=2] [PJC] 4. Paper with a finely crinkle …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crepe — crêpe [kreıp] n [Date: 1700 1800; : French; Origin: crêpe, from Old French crespe curled , from Latin crispus; CRISP2] 1.) [U] a type of light soft thin cloth, with very small folded lines on its surface, made from cotton, silk, wool etc 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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