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antique 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/anˈtēk/,
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antiques, plural;
  1. (of a collectible object) Having a high value because of considerable age
    • - an antique clock
  2. (of a method of finishing a wooden surface) Intended to resemble the appearance of antique furniture
    • - bookshelves with an antique finish
  3. Belonging to ancient times
    • - statues of antique gods
  4. Old-fashioned or outdated
    • - trade unions defending antique work practices
  5. Showing signs of great age or wear
    • - an antique divorcee in reduced circumstances
Verb
  1. Make (something) resemble an antique by artificial means
    • - an antiqued door
  2. Shop in stores where antiques are sold
    • - we would often go antiquing in search of furnishings
Noun
  1. A collectible object such as a piece of furniture or work of art that has a high value because of its considerable age
    • - Pauline loves collecting antiques
    • - an antique dealer

  1. made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; "the beautiful antique French furniture"
  2. old-timer: an elderly man
  3. shop for antiques; "We went antiquing on Saturday"
  4. any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity
  5. give an antique appearance to; "antique furniture"
  6. out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas"
  7. An antique (antiquus; old) is an old collectible item. It is collected or desirable because of its age (see definition), beauty, rarity, condition, utility, personal emotional connection, and/or other unique features. ...
  8. is a manga by Fumi Yoshinaga depicting the lives of four men who work in a small bakery. It was published in Japan by Shinshokan and in English by Digital Manga Publishing. The series won the 2002 Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo manga. ...
  9. Antique was a Greek singing duo consisting of Elena Paparizou (Έλενα Παπαρίζου in Greek) and Nikos Panagiotidis (Νίκος Παναγιωτίδης in Greek) originating from Sweden which combined Greek popular music and lyrics with a Nordic dance pop beat. ...
  10. Antique is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. Its capital is San Jose and is located at the western portion of Panay Island, bordering Aklan, Capiz, and Iloilo to the east. Antique faces the Sulu Sea to the west.
  11. An old piece of furniture, household item, or other similar item; An old person; To shop for antiques; to search for antiques; To make an object appear to be an antique in some way; Old, used especially of furniture and household items; out of date
  12. (Antiqued) Leather that is dyed with one color over another (usually darker over lighter) so as to create rich highlights and an artificial aged appearance. Also called distressed leather.
  13. (Antiqued) Process by which something takes on the look associated with age, usually a darkened or tarnished appearance.
  14. (Antiqued) The stone is honed to mimic an aged look and then tumbled.
  15. (Antiqued(also see Oxidation)) A purposeful oxidation of a jewelry piece, to increase contrast between different parts of the piece, and to make a relief work more dramatic.
  16. (Antiqued) A process used to give jewelry an aged appearance through oxidation of the lower and recessed areas of an item of jewelry.
  17. (Antiqued) A type of surface treatment that has a rubbed-off, worn appearance and texture.
  18. Antiqued is the technique of changing a piece to make it appear aged, which is commonly achieved by either darkening or tarnishing.
  19. (Antiques) Manufactured wooden items over 100 years old.
  20. (Antiques) Quality period American furniture..
  21. (Antiques) There are very strict rules about the export of antiques from Vietnam, so if you are tempted to part with a lot of money for a little piece of history, make sure that the dealer provides you with a certificate of origin. ...
  22. (antiques) pieces of furniture, art, decorative objects made before 1900.
  23. Philippine antiques are famed the world over and include items such as religious figurines and furniture. Shop for antiques in the city of Vigan as well as the Ermita district of Manila.
  24. Thai antiques are steeped in a colourful and rich history, as well as being beautiful to look at and often valuable. Bangkok is a great place to pick up some of these treasures, particularly the River City Complex by the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and at Gaysorn. ...
  25. By federal definition, a firearm manufactured prior to 1899 or a firearm for which ammunition is not generally available or a firearm incapable of firing fixed ammunition.