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English definition of “carpet”

carpet

noun
 
 
/ˈkɑːpɪt/
A2 [C, U] thick material for covering floors, often made of wool: a new living room carpet UK fitted carpets (= carpets that cover floors from wall to wall) Carpets, rugs and other floor coverings
a carpet of sth a thick layer of something that covers the ground: a carpet of snowCoverings and layers
carpet verb [T] to put carpet on the floor of a room: The stairs were carpeted. → See also the red carpetCarpets, rugs and other floor coverings
(Definition of carpet from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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