moir'e

Moir\'e

Moi`r['e]"\, a. [F., p.p. of moirer to water (silk, etc.). See Moire.] Watered; having a watered or clouded appearance; -- as of silk or metals.
Webster's Revised

Moir\'e

Moi`r['e]"\, n. 1. A watered, clouded, or frosted appearance on textile fabrics or metallic surfaces.

2. Erroneously, moire, the fabric.

Moir\'e

Moi*r['e]"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moir['e]ed; p. pr. & vb. n. Moir['e]eing.] Also Moire \Moire\ [F. moir['e].] To give a watered or clouded appearance to (a surface).
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