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  ( carpets    plural & 3rd person present)   ( carpeting    present participle)   ( carpeted    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-var   A carpet is a thick covering of soft material which is laid over a floor or a staircase.  
They put down wooden boards, and laid new carpets on top., ...the stain on our living-room carpet.     
2       verb   If a floor or a room is carpeted, a carpet is laid on the floor.  
usu passive  
The room had been carpeted and the windows glazed with coloured glass...      be V-ed  
The main gaming room was thickly carpeted.      V-ed  
3       n-count   A carpetof something such as leaves or plants is a layer of them which covers the ground.  
LITERARY   usu sing, usu N of n   (=layer)  
The carpet of leaves in my yard became more and more noticeable.     
4       verb   If the ground is carpetedwith something such as leaves or plants, it is completely covered by them.  
LITERARY   usu passive   (=cover)  
The ground was thickly carpeted with pine needles.      be V-ed with n  
    red carpet  
    to sweep something under the carpet  

carpet bombing     
Carpet bombing is heavy bombing from aircraft, with the intention of hitting as many places as possible in a particular area.      n-uncount  
carpet slipper        ( carpet slippers    plural  ) Carpet slippers are soft, comfortable slippers.      n-count  
magic carpet        ( magic carpets    plural  ) In stories, a magic carpet is a special carpet that can carry people through the air.      n-count  
red carpet        ( red carpets    plural  ) Thered carpet is special treatment given to an important or honoured guest, for example the laying of a strip of red carpet for them to walk on.      n-count   usu sing  
We'll give her some VIP treatment and roll out the red carpet...     
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carp, care, cape, caper

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