Definition of Felt up

1. Verb. Change texture so as to become matted and felt-like. "The fabric felted up after several washes"

Exact synonyms: Felt, Mat, Mat Up, Matt-up, Matte, Matte Up
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Felt, Mat, Matting



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Felt Up

felt-tip
felt-tip pen
felt-tip pens
felt-tipped
felt-tipped pen
felt-tipped pens
felt-tipping
felt-tips
felt fern
felt fungus
felt grain
felt hat
felt ten feet tall
felt tip
felt tips
felt up (current term)
felted
felter
feltered
feltering
felters
feltier
feltiest
felting
feltings
feltlike
feltness
felts
feltwork
feltworks

Literary usage of Felt up

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1883)
"... were very much desired hy the poor, and the want of a lower currency was much felt. Up to this time no regular copper coinage had been introduced. ..."

2. Physiography: For High Schools by Rollin D. Salisbury (1908)
"From the head of the Bay of Fundy the tide runs up the river 70 miles, as a bore, and is felt up the river to the point where the elevation of the river is ..."

3. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1899)
"Finish the roofing against fire wa'.ls, chimneys, scuttle and skylight by turning the felt up 4 inches against the wall. Over this lay an 8-inch strip of ..."

4. Physiography, for High Schools by Rollin D. Salisbury (1908)
"From the head of the Bay of Fundy the tide runs up the river 70 miles, as a bore, and is felt up the river to the point where the elevation of the river is ..."

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