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noun as in covering

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It has a hinged lid, is 48 inches wide and comes in blue, gray, brown or spice upholstery.

An upholstery brush and crevice tool that can attach directly to the power unit or wand extension adds further uses on furniture, curtains, and stairs.

The well-bolstered seats now have updated upholstery, and those funky circular headrests look like something from a Flash Gordon spaceship.

But, if you’re reading this and thinking “not my problem, no carpets in my home,” bear in mind that the best carpet cleaner will also tackle stains on upholstery and on car interiors—so if you’ve got fabric, and you’ve got stains, keep reading.

These types of cleaners tend to be known as portable carpet cleaners, and they’re ideal for you if you don’t have a carpet, but you do have a rug, sofa, or car upholstery that you want to remove stains from at your discretion.

The newest coach seats drop the upholstery and, instead, are shells molded to the human spine.

The cars had plush green upholstery and stained-glass windows and were faster and cheaper than a horse-and-buggy.

There are oversized chandeliers, lots of tufted red-velvet upholstery and some damask wallpaper.

An upholstery technique used in the 1700s makes the silk glued onto molded timberwork atop the bed look like liquid gold.

At 8:00 a.m. sharp he pulled in to the lot at McBride Upholstery and returned the van.

You may know it by all these signs of mahogany furniture, and leather upholstery, and waiters of reverential deportment.

Mr. Guy Poynton leaned back amongst the mouldy leather upholstery, and smiled complacently.

I'm your friend and fellow-laborer and partner in the cabinet business, and the upholstery line, and all the other lines.

Carlo Trent rebounded limply, groaning between cushions and upholstery.

There was a small sofa which stood opposite the door naked and unashamed, in all the hideousness of the original, ugly upholstery.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to upholstery, such as: cushioning, filling, padding, and stuffing.

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