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  • as intuck
  • as inplait
  • as increase
  • as incrimp
  • as indouble
  • as infold

synonyms for pleating

  • insert
  • pinch
  • wrap
  • constrict
  • contract
  • enfold
  • gather
  • hem
  • plait
  • pleat
  • push
  • seam
  • swaddle
  • draw together
  • make snug
  • put in
  • squeeze in
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antonyms for pleating

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  • expand
  • let go
  • spread
    • divide
    • reduce
    • diminish
    • halve
    • curtail
    • condense
    • compress
    • abridge
    • lessen
    • decrease
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    How to use pleating in a sentence

    If a stiff, smart-looking bow is to be made, fold the ribbon in loops before pleating.
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    He swore it never touched a thread of it, but just look at that spot, right in the middle of a pleating too.
    THE SWORD OF DAMOCLESANNA KATHARINE GREEN
    A simple box pleating may be basted through the center and the edges caught together.
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    This pleating is nearly always used by basting through the center, after having slightly pressed.
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    The pleating may be caught together at top and bottom of box pleat, and it is then known as rose pleating.
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    This is the most difficult pleating to fashion, but very handsome ornaments are made in this way.
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    The pleats at the apex should meet, and pleats at the lower overlapping edge be on a line with the rest of the pleating.
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    She sat down, pleating up the hem of her black apron, and smoothing it out again.
    THE WHITE PEACOCKD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
    Wooden instruments have been found which were used for the pleating of linen stuffs.
    A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. II (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
    This assumes exactly the shape of the pleated fan, the pleating formed by Natures deft hands.
    HISTORY OF THE FANGEORGE WOOLLISCROFT RHEAD
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