car·pet·ing | \ ˈkär-pə-tiŋ \

Definition of carpeting 

: material for carpets also : carpets

Examples of carpeting in a Sentence

The house has wall-to-wall carpeting in the bedrooms.

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The city's contractors then discovered a long list of building issues, including updating the fire alarm system, Wi-Fi, cell service and carpeting. Ryan Lillis, sacbee, "Costs soar to upgrade Sacramento's convention district. Here's why city says it's worth it," 8 June 2018 The arrangement led to many innovations such as wall-to-wall carpeting, daily change of linen, in-room telephones, and 24-hour desk service. Nancy Trejos, USA TODAY, "The brands and rooms of Choice Hotels, by the numbers," 5 July 2018 What might this include: Better signage, landscaping, fence and window repairs and updates inside such as painting and new carpeting. Lori Higgins, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit's far-reaching strategy to fill its schools," 29 May 2018 Wall-to-wall carpeting: Use a good steam carpet cleaner to keep it looking fresh and to remove stains. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Spring cleaning: A spotless, well-organized home is your reward," 4 May 2018 When the kitchen was finished, Masters removed the wall-to-wall carpeting in the dining room to reveal wood flooring, which gave that room a fresh look. Diane Fiske,, "A kitchen makeover challenge in Jenkintown: Small space, modest budget," 18 Apr. 2018 Deputies found 72 bundles of marijuana hidden under the factory carpeting inside the vehicle, a Chevrolet HHR, officials said. Chris Coppola, azcentral, "I-10 traffic stop nets 100 pounds of marijuana hidden in vehicle," 4 Apr. 2018 On Wednesday, children were adding a fresh coat of paint and rolled out new carpeting. Meredith Colias-pete, Post-Tribune, "Gary charter school students give room 'makeover' at homeless shelter," 30 Mar. 2018 The additional three bedrooms have wall-to-wall carpeting and full bathrooms. Karen A. Avitabile,, "Property of the Week: 7 Clermont Park, Farmington," 21 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of carpeting

1758, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of carpeting

: carpets or the material used for carpets

: an act of criticizing someone for doing something wrong

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