car·​pet·​ing | \ ˈkär-pə-tiŋ How to pronounce carpeting (audio) \

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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First Known Use of carpeting

1758, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

6 Aug 2022

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“Carpeting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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