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A unit of measurement used in carpet-making, which is somewhere between one yard and one metre in length.

A term given to a measurement of one and a half Zars, and which is about 5feet (1.53 metres), and is the typical width of many Oriental rugs.

This South American wood, mainly brown in colour, takes its name from its distinctive black stripes. It was used as a veneer , mainly for inlay ,marquetry and parquetry .

An early effort in the field of animation, this was composed of a revolving cylinder of quite large diameter, into which a circular strip of card with pictures was placed. When the cylinder is spun, the pictures appear to move.