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decorative 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈdek(ə)rətiv/,/ˈdekəˌrātiv/,
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Serving to make something look more attractive; ornamental,
  1. Serving to make something look more attractive; ornamental
    • - the outside of the building is functional rather than decorative
  2. Relating to decoration
    • - a decorative artist

  1. cosmetic: serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"
  2. (decoratively) in a decorative manner; "used decoratively at Christmas"
  3. (decorativeness) an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive
  4. (decoration) something used to beautify
  5. (decoration) an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
  6. (decoration) the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
  7. (decoration) The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation; That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament; Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed ...
  8. (Decoration) A descriptive term used for particular medals such as the (Territorial Army) Efficiency Decoration (ED). Also used to describe the award of medals to an individual e.g. 'he was highly decorated during the war'.
  9. (Decoration (of dislocations)) Segregation of solute atoms to the line of a dislocation in a crystal. In ferrite, the dislocations may be decorated with carbon or nitrogen atoms.
  10. (Decoration) A mechanically challenged camera.
  11. (Decoration) Attributes, such as bosses, punctations, and trailed lines, added to the surface of a jar to embellish it. Decoration on jars in Minnesota may have been more symbolic (of lineage or clan identity, for example) than decorative in a purely art-for-art’s sake sense.
  12. (Decoration) Cave features due to secondary mineral precipitation, usually of calcite. Syn. speleothem, sometimes referred to as "formations".
  13. (Decoration) Gone are the days when you only had a basic range of glass styles to choose from. Now you can get a variety of textures and patterns that will turn your replacement windows into a feature that will add character to your home.
  14. (Decoration) Hot stamping, silk screening, embossing, debossing
  15. (Decoration) Popcorn, threaded onto a string, is used as a wall or Christmas tree decoration in some parts of North America,^[24]^[25] as well as on the Balkan peninsula.^[26]
  16. (Decoration) Porcelain wares may be decorated under the glaze, using pigments that include cobalt and copper, or over the glaze using coloured enamels. ...
  17. (Decoration) The a special vocabulary used by experts to describe and identify paperweights.
  18. (Decoration) a badge of honour; a medal awarded for bravery.
  19. (Decoration) putting flowers on graves. "Next Sunday is Decoration up at Bethel Baptist-are you going?"
  20. (decoration) Just as you might guess, decoration refers to any sort of embellishment or design that has been added to handcrafted jewelry. Techniques and decorative processes commonly used include etching, carving, enameling, piercing, inlay and Keum-boo.
  21. Decoration is a subclass of Actor.  Its children are similar to Static Meshes, except that they have their own code which is set to respond according to certain actions. ...
  22. Ornamental; not required for the operation of essential systems and components of a home.
  23. The decorative paint market in the UK buys more than 300 million litres of paint each year, valued at over £500 million. European users consumer almost 2.5 billion litres per year. ...
  24. Similar to reflex blooms without the mop like appearance. Disc florets are completely concealed, ray florets usually do not radiate at more than a 90 degree angle to the stem.
  25. These type faces are also known as novelty faces and are primarily designed to be used for a word or words in display or headings and as such are not suited to text setting. ...