having a thickness made up of three layers or strands

three-ply cloth


three-ply yarn

Similar to: ↑thick

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three-ply «THREE PLY», adjective.
having three thicknesses, layers, folds, or strands.

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adj. (of material) having three layers or strands
1) knitting wool made of three strands
2) plywood made by gluing together three layers with the grain in different directions

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: having three layers or threads

three-ply paper

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Three-ply — a. Consisting of three distinct webs inwrought together in weaving, as cloth or carpeting; having three strands; threefold. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • three-ply — adj three ply wood, wool, ↑tissue etc consists of three layers or threads …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • three-ply — three ,ply adjective made of three layers or THREADS: three ply wool …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • three-ply — [thrē′plī′] adj. having three thicknesses, interwoven layers, strands, etc …   English World dictionary

  • three-ply — /ˈθri plaɪ/ (say three pluy) adjective 1. consisting of three thicknesses, layers, strands, or the like. –noun 2. wood which is three ply …  

  • three-ply — adjective three ply wood, wool, tissue (1) etc consists of three layers or threads …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • three-ply — UK / US adjective made of three layers or threads three ply wool …   English dictionary

  • three-ply — /three pluy /, adj. consisting of three thicknesses, laminations, strands, or the like. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • three-ply — 1. adjective Having three strands or layers 2. noun Yarn having three strands …   Wiktionary

  • three-ply — having three layers …   English contemporary dictionary

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