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  • adornment — [[t]ədɔ͟ː(r)nmənt[/t]] adornments 1) N VAR An adornment is something that is used to make a person or thing more beautiful. It was a building without any adornment or decoration. 2) N UNCOUNT Adornment is the process of making something more… …   English dictionary

  • adornment — UK [əˈdɔː(r)nmənt] / US [əˈdɔrnmənt] noun Word forms adornment : singular adornment plural adornments 1) [countable/uncountable] decorations, or a single decoration 2) [uncountable] the process of decorating something …   English dictionary

  • adornment — /euh dawrn meuhnt/, n. 1. something that adds attractiveness; ornament; accessory: the adornments and furnishings of a room. 2. ornamentation; embellishment: personal adornment. [1470 80; ADORN + MENT; r. late ME aournement < MF] * * * …   Universalium

  • adornment — noun why all the adornment just for a casual dinner party? we purchased way more adornments than we could ever use Syn: decoration, embellishment, ornamentation, ornament, enhancement; beautification, prettification; frill, accessory, doodad,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • adornment — /əˈdɔnmənt/ (say uh dawnmuhnt) noun 1. an ornament: the adornments and furnishings of a room. 2. the process of adorning: to spend hours on personal adornment …   Australian English dictionary

  • Shuti hieroglyph (two-feather adornment) — The ancient Egyptian Shuti, a two feather adornment for crowns is part of a series of hieroglyphs for crowns ; usage as a hieroglyph is not as common as the actual crown represented in Egyptian art, and artworks.One popular use of the Shuti, two… …   Wikipedia

  • Jewellery in the Pacific — Jewellery making in the Pacific started later than in other areas, due to relatively recent human settlement. Early Polynesian jewellery, which was made of bone, wood and other natural materials, has not survived. The precise start of island… …   Wikipedia

  • Body piercing — For other uses, see Piercing (disambiguation). Nipple piercings, vertical labret piercing and stretched ears Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in… …   Wikipedia

  • Jewellery — (also spelled jewelry, see spelling differences) is a personal ornament, such as a necklace, ring or bracelet, made from gemstones, precious metals or other materials.The word jewellery is derived from the word jewel , which was anglicised from… …   Wikipedia

  • dress — /dres/, n., adj., v., dressed or drest, dressing. n. 1. an outer garment for women and girls, consisting of bodice and skirt in one piece. 2. clothing; apparel; garb: The dress of the 18th century was colorful. 3. formal attire. 4. a particular… …   Universalium

  • a|dorn|ment — «uh DRN muhnt», noun. 1. plural ments. something or someone that adds beauty; an ornament; decoration: »Christmas trees decorated with all the traditional adornments. A distinguished judge is an adornment to the bench. 2. no pl. the act of… …   Useful english dictionary

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