carpet v. [trans.] - 1: (usu. 'be carpeted') cover (a floor or stairs) with a carpet: 'the stairs were carpeted in a lovely shade of red.'
(figurative) cover with a thick or soft expanse or layer of something: 'the meadows are carpeted with flowers.'
2: (Brit., informal) reprimand severely
--Phrases: 'call someone on the carpet' - (informal) severely reprimand someone below one in authority: 'she might have called the accused person on the carpet.' [Origin: from ... the sense 'table covering,' referring to 'the carpet of the council table,' before which one would be summoned for reprimand.]
A carpet company charges $4 per square foot to carpet the room. How much will it cost to have the room carpeted?
(math textbook published by the US firm Addison-Wesley)http://www.carsonmath.com/quizzes/Quiz01.pdf
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Tom volunteered to carpet the club room--their expense.
library advocates raised the money and elbow grease to clean, paint, and carpet the meeting room, and donate new chairs.
(Noe Valley, CA)http://www.noevalleyvoice.com/1997/December-J...
After carpeting the training room and room 1400, the workers will install carpeting in the hallways... A portion of the old carpet will be left in place... That area will be recarpeted upon completion of the cooling tower project. http://www.nal.usda.gov/renovate/RUN/run_23.htm
Career Details: Carpet Installers...
Studies floor sketches to determine area to be carpeted and amount of material needed to complete job.http://www.xap.com/career/careerdetail/career...