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A feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, esp. to one's pride,
  1. Stimulate (interest or curiosity)
    • - you have piqued my curiosity about the man
  2. Feel irritated or resentful
    • - she was piqued by his curtness
  3. Pride oneself

  1. A feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, esp. to one's pride
    • - he left in a fit of pique

  1. tightly woven fabric with raised cords
  2. cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
  3. a sudden outburst of anger; "his temper sparked like damp firewood"
  4. Piqué, or marcella, refers to a weaving style, normally used with cotton yarn, which is characterized by raised parallel cords or fine ribbing. Twilled cotton and corded cotton are close relatives.
  5. Gerard Piqué Bernabeu (born 2 February 1987 in Barcelona, Catalonia) is a Spanish footballer, currently playing as a centre back for Barcelona.
  6. The 1986 FIFA World Cup, the 13th FIFA World Cup, was held in Mexico from 31 May to 29 June.
  7. (Piques) Irritation or exacerbation, in biology and physiology, is a state of inflammation or painful reaction to allergy or cell-lining damage. A stimulus or agent which induces the state of irritation is an irritant. ...
  8. A feeling of enmity between two entities; ill-feeling, animosity; A feeling of irritation or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; offence, especially taken in an emotional sense with little thought or consideration; To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; ...
  9. A kind of ribbed or corded fabric
  10. A medium-weight fabric, either knit or woven, with raised dobby designs including cords, wales, waffles, or patterns. Woven versions have cords running lengthwise, or in the warp direction. Knitted versions are double-knit fabric constructions, created on multi-feed circular knitting machines.
  11. A medium-weight cotton or cotton blend fabric with a pebbly weave that looks almost like a check. Suitable for vests, jackets and fitted blouses. Also used in children’s clothes.
  12. A medium-weight, tightly woven cotton or cotton blend fabric generally recognizable by its waffle weave texture.
  13. a condiment - vinegar and hot chili peppers and spices like garlic.
  14. A process where a surface is very gently pricked and punched with a sharp object to make space for decorative materials
  15. Knit fabric with raised lengthwise "cords" which are part of the weave.
  16. Pronounced pee-kay is a cotton used in many polo shirts and is generally distinguished as a waffle weave. It is slightly thicker and is valued by golfers, as this fabric does not show perspiration stains readily.
  17. A general term for very included stones, usually with pinpoints or spots of carbon discernible under varying magnifications. Some pique diamonds are laser treated to burn away obvious flaws.
  18. Cotton or blended fabric of medium weight with an embossed check-like pattern
  19. A class of double-cloth fabrics made in both carded and combed yarn qualities in a variety of patterns. Piques are often made from cotton but sometimes rayon material and used for golf or placket shirts.
  20. Tortoise shell or ivory that has been inlaid with gold, silver, or mother-of-pearl.
  21. (n) Gold or silver inlayed design pattern (pricked). Also, a carbon diamond inclusion.
  22. Two different types:  (1) Medium- to heavyweight fabric that has a warp or filling wale or cord, usually warp.  A heavy stuffer yarn is used in back of the cloth; this heavy yarn is caught at intervals by a filling thread. ...
  23. single knit construction also known as honeycomb or mesh. More upscale than jersey, pique is an open knit surface with a crisp slightly dimensional feeling and appearance – and is great for short sleeve polo shirts.
  24. A method of knitting that creates a waffle-type, fine textured surface. Used often in polo shirts.
  25. A knitted cotton fabric with a waffle (or diamond-shaped) pattern. French piqué knits became an international favorite when René Lacoste, a 1920s French tennis champion, designed the polo shirt.