Definitions for "Velvet"
Keywords:  antlers, rayon, luxurious, pile, dense
A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads. Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a cotton or linen back, or with other soft fibers such as nylon, acetate, or rayon.
The soft and highly vascular deciduous skin which envelops and nourishes the antlers of deer during their rapid growth.
Something likened to velvet{1} in being soft or luxurious; as, a lawn of velvet.
Similar to White spot, but spots are smaller. All forms are caused by Oodinium parasites, which respond to treatments.
Velvet disease, also called gold dust disease is a fish disease caused by the dinoflagellate parasites of the genera Oödinium, Amyloodinium or Crepidoodinium which gives the fish a dusty, slimy look. The disease often infects fishes in tropical aquaria.
"Velvet" was actually released on Savoy's (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy's other band) first album, "Mary Is Coming." Savoy's version was released as a single in the US, but got very little airplay. a-ha's version of "Velvet" replaced Savoy's guitars with sitars. This song, the third single from Minor Earth Major Sky, was released to radio stations in Germany (and in other European countries such as Sweden, Switzerland and Holland) in September 2000 and was released to German record stores on 6th November (one week later in other parts of Europe).
To dream of velvet, portends very successful enterprises. If you wear it, some distinction will be conferred upon you. To see old velvet, means your prosperity will suffer from your extreme pride. If a young woman dreams that she is clothed in velvet garments, it denotes that she will have honors bestowed upon her, and the choice between several wealthy lovers.
Keywords:  amarone, lush, tactile, noir, pinot
A tactile impression rather than a taste, perceived usually in the finish. Wines that are quite lush and ultra-smooth, even though they may be powerful, are termed velvety. Classic examples are Amarone or wine made from Pinot Noir.
Keywords:  cornflour, cookery, frying, stir, fried
A term used in Chinese cookery: meat strips to be stir-fried are coated first in cornflour, or egg white and cornflour, to protect them while frying.
Keywords:  eggshell, gloss, flat, range
A gloss range between flat and eggshell.
Keywords:  pain
To pain velvet.
Keywords:  cover
To make like, or cover with, velvet.