/sa teen"/, n.
a strong cotton fabric constructed in satin weave and having a lustrous face.
[1875-80; var. of SATIN, by assoc. with velveteen]

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  • Sateen — is a cotton fabric with a satin like finish, often found in bed sheets.Sateen is usually made of cotton, or sometimes rayon. Better qualities are mercerized to give a higher sheen. Some are only calendered to produce the sheen but this disappears …   Wikipedia

  • Sateen — Sat*een , n. [Cf. {Satin}.] A kind of dress goods made of cotton or woolen, with a glossy surface resembling satin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sateen — glossy cloth resembling satin, 1878, variant of SATIN (Cf. satin) (q.v.), perhaps influenced by VELVETEEN (Cf. velveteen) (q.v.), where the ending is a variant of ine …   Etymology dictionary

  • sateen — ► NOUN ▪ a cotton fabric woven like satin with a glossy surface. ORIGIN alteration of SATIN(Cf. ↑satiny) …   English terms dictionary

  • sateen — [sa tēn′, sətēn′] n. [< SATIN, modeled on VELVETEEN] a smooth, glossy cloth, as of cotton, made to imitate satin …   English World dictionary

  • sateen — noun Etymology: alteration of satin Date: circa 1878 a smooth durable lustrous fabric usually made of cotton in satin weave …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sateen — noun A type of cotton cloth with a shiny surface and dull back, woven using the technique that, when applied to silk or nylon, results in cloth called satin …   Wiktionary

  • sateen — see SATIN …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • sateen — glossy cotton or wool Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • sateen — sa·teen || sæ tɪːn n. smooth cotton or linen fabric with a shiny satiny finish …   English contemporary dictionary