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Meaning of “upholstery” in the English Dictionary

"upholstery" in British English

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upholsterynoun [U]

uk   /ʌpˈhəʊl.stər.i/  us   /-ˈhoʊl.stɚ-/
the ​cloth used for ​covering a ​seat and/or the ​substance used for ​filling it: an ​oldsofa with ​fadedgreen upholstery the ​activity of ​upholsteringobjects
(Definition of upholstery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"upholstery" in American English

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upholsterynoun [U]

 us   /əˈpoʊl·stə·ri/
the ​cloth and other ​materials used in ​upholsteringfurniture, or the ​process of using them
(Definition of upholstery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “upholstery”
in Chinese (Simplified) 坐椅面料, 坐椅填充料, 装饰坐椅…
in Turkish döşemelik kumaş, döşeme malzemesi…
in Russian обивка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 坐椅面料, 坐椅填充料, 裝飾坐椅…
in Polish obicie, tapicerka…
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