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organzine

or·gan·zine
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [awr-guh n-zeen]
    • /ˈɔr gənˌzin/
    • /ˈɔːɡənzˌiːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-guh n-zeen]
    • /ˈɔr gənˌzin/

Definitions of organzine word

  • noun organzine silk that has been additionally twisted in opposite directions, used warpwise in weaving silk fabrics. 1
  • noun organzine A kind of double thrown silk of very fine texture; silk twisted like a rope with different strands, so as to increase its strength. 1
  • noun organzine a strong thread made of twisted strands of raw silk 0
  • noun organzine fabric made of such threads 0
  • noun organzine a strong raw-silk thread made of twisted strands 0
  • noun organzine a fabric made of such threads 0

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Origin of organzine

First appearance:

before 1690
One of the 49% oldest English words
1690-1700; < French organsin < Italian organizino

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Parts of speech for Organzine

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

organzine popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% 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.

organzine usage trend in Literature

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