Definition of Scrim

1. Noun. A firm open-weave fabric used for a curtain in the theater.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Scrim

1. n. A kind of light cotton or linen fabric, often woven in openwork patterns, -- used for curtains, etc,; -- called also India scrim.

Definition of Scrim

1. Noun. A kind of light cotton or linen fabric, often woven in openwork patterns, -- used for curtains, etc,. ¹

2. Noun. A large military scarf, usually camouflage coloured and used for concealment when not used as a scarf. ¹

3. Noun. A woven, nonwoven or knitted fabric composted of continuous strands of material used for reinforcing or strengthening membranes. ¹

4. Noun. A theater drop that appears opaque when a scene in front is lighted and transparent or translucent when a scene in back is lighted. ¹

5. Noun. Thin canvas glued on the inside of panels to prevent shrinking, checking, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrim

1. a cotton fabric [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrim

scries
scrieve
scrieved
scrieves
scrieving
scriggle
scriggled
scriggles
scriggling
scriggly
scrike
scriked
scrikes
scriking
scrilla
scrim (current term)
scrimmage
scrimmage line
scrimmaged
scrimmager
scrimmagers
scrimmages
scrimmaging
scrimp
scrimp and save
scrimped
scrimper
scrimpers
scrimpier
scrimpiest

Literary usage of Scrim

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1. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"absorption, to run over " scrim," a light cotton fabric, hanging down from the ceiling of a high building, the temperature of which is kept at about 100C F. ..."

2. Seeding and Planting: A Manual for the Guidance of Forestry Students by James William Toumey (1916)
"scrim, cheese-cloth, and burlap are extensively used for protecting seedbeds prior to germination in many large nurseries in the FIG. 66. ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1888)
"scrim, Ottawa 6 00 N. Robertson. Ottawa 8 00 COT FLOWERS. Best hand bouquet, with paper, C. scrim, Ottawa 3 00 Best ..."

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