Couching

  • 1 Couching — In embroidery heavy threads are laid on the foundation and fastened to it by another finer thread. It is used especially in church embroidery. It may be flat or raised. Couching embroidery is a very thick, two strand thread, of either mercerised… …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 2 Couching — Couch ing, n. 1. (Med.) The operation of putting down or displacing the opaque lens in cataract. [1913 Webster] 2. Embroidering by laying the materials upon the surface of the foundation, instead of drawing them through. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Couching — For the surgical technique, see Couching (ophthalmology). Detail of the Bayeux Tapestry showing fillings in laid work. In embroidery, couching and laid work are techniques in which yarn or other materials are laid across the surface of the ground …

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  • 4 Couching — Couch Couch (kouch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Couched} (koucht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Couching}.] [F. coucher to lay down, lie down, OF. colchier, fr. L. collocare to lay, put, place; col + locare to place, fr. locus place. See {Locus}.] [1913 Webster] 1 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 couching — /kow ching/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that couches. 2. a method of embroidering in which a thread, often heavy, laid upon the surface of the material, is caught down at intervals by stitches taken with another thread through the… …

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  • 6 couching — n. an operation for cataract in which the lens is pushed out of the pupil downwards and backwards into the jelly like vitreous humour by a small knife inserted through the edge of the cornea. It was widely employed in ancient Hindu civilizations… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 7 couching — kaÊŠtʃ n. long upholstered seat; bed, place for resting; animal s lair; board on which paper pulp is dried (Papermaking) v. recline; lower; ambush; express, put into words; transfer to a couch (Papermaking) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 couching — n. an operation for cataract in which the lens is pushed out of the pupil downwards and backwards into the jelly like vitreous humour by a small knife inserted through the edge of the cornea. It was widely employed in ancient Hindu civilizations… …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 9 couching — /ˈkaʊtʃɪŋ/ (say kowching) noun 1. the act of someone or something that couches. 2. a method of embroidering in which a thread, often heavy, laid upon the surface of the material, is caught down at intervals by stitches taken with another thread… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 couching — …

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  • 11 Couching (ophthalmology) — For the embroidery technique, see Couching. Couching is the earliest documented form of cataract surgery. As a cataract is a clouding in the lens of the eye, couching is a technique of dislodging the lens, thus removing the opacity. Although… …

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  • 12 Broad Couching Stitch — A variety of couching done with floss silk, Dacca silk, silk, gold and silver cord (see Couching) …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 13 Удаление Катаракты (Couching) — хирургическая операция, во время которой пораженный катарактой хрусталик перемещается вниз и назад от зрачка к стекловидному телу с помощью небольшого скальпеля, вводимого через край роговицы. Данная операция широко применялась в древних… …

    Медицинские термины

  • 14 УДАЛЕНИЕ КАТАРАКТЫ — (couching) хирургическая операция, во время которой пораженный катарактой хрусталик перемещается вниз и назад от зрачка к стекловидному телу с помощью небольшого скальпеля, вводимого через край роговицы. Данная операция широко применялась в… …

    Толковый словарь по медицине

  • 15 Goldwork (embroidery) — Goldwork , Uniform …

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  • 16 Embroidery stitch — In everyday language, a stitch in the context of embroidery or hand sewing is defined as the movement of the embroidery needle from the backside of the fabric to the front side and back to the back side. The thread stroke on the front side… …

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  • 17 Cataract surgery — Intervention Cataract in Human Eye Magnified view seen on examination with a slit lamp ICD 9 CM …

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  • 19 Crewel embroidery — Fanciful leaf in crewelwork, detail of a curtain, England, c. 1696. V A T.166 1961. Crewel Embroidery, or Crewelwork, is a decorative form of surface embroidery using wool and a variety of different embroidery stitches to follow a design outline… …

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  • 20 D. K. Broster — Dorothy Kathleen Broster (2 September 1877– 7 February 1950), usually known as D.K. Broster was a British novelist and short story writer, born in Garston, Liverpool at Devon Lodge (now known as Monksferry House), which lies in Grassendale Park… …

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