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See definition of scrim on Dictionary.com
  • as inbackdrop
  • as indrop curtain

synonyms for scrim

  • scenery
  • act curtain
  • act drop
  • back cloth
  • backdrop
  • cloth
  • drop
  • drop scene
  • tab
  • tableau curtain
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How to use scrim in a sentence

Flowers were everywhere, doors stood open, and breezes blew in at the windows, billowing the straight scrim curtains.
THE CAMERONS OF HIGHBOROBETH B. GILCHRIST
If you use white net or scrim, your shades must be white, and if ecru net, your shades must be ecru.
THE ART OF INTERIOR DECORATIONGRACE WOOD
Another variety of cheap curtains is heavy cream scrim with straps (for looping back) and valance of chintz.
THE ART OF INTERIOR DECORATIONGRACE WOOD
The cross stitch is worked on linen, scrim, canvas, or any open-meshed material.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
Sulphur is spread on strips of scrim, which are then rolled up and placed in containers, such as old paint pots.
GARDEN PESTS IN NEW ZEALANDD. MILLER
The shade was not drawn down to the sill, and the curtains were the very thinnest of scrim.
THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS AMONG THE GYPSIESGRACE BROOKS HILL
A lighter, thinner material like scrim is better for window draperies.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOME DECORATIONCHARLES FRANKLIN WARNER
Work the design on it and when the cross-stitching is all finished pull out the scrim thread by thread.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: NEEDLECRAFTEFFIE ARCHER ARCHER
Sometimes you will have to snip the thread of the scrim if your needle accidentally gets caught in them.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: NEEDLECRAFTEFFIE ARCHER ARCHER
It can be done on linen, huck or lawn backgrounds, though sometimes scrim is used.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: NEEDLECRAFTEFFIE ARCHER ARCHER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCRIM

  • scenery
  • scrim
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.