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accordion pleats

accordion pleat
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /əˈk.ɔːr.diən ˈpliːts/
    • /əˈk.ɔː.diən pliːts/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /əˈk.ɔːr.diən ˈpliːts/

Definitions of accordion pleats words

  • noun plural accordion pleats tiny knife pleats 3
  • noun accordion pleats one of a series of narrow, evenly spaced parallel pleats with alternating raised and recessed folds set into cloth or other material, usually by a commercial pleating machine. 1

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Origin of accordion pleats

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
First recorded in 1880-85

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Parts of speech for Accordion pleats

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

accordion pleats popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

accordion pleats usage trend in Literature

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