basket weaving

плетение корзин <в США часто является предметом шуток как занятие, не требующее большого ума: «Чему тебя учили в колледже? Плетению корзин?» [What did you study in college, basket weaving?]>

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • Basket weaving — (also basketry, basket making, or basketmaking) is the process of weaving unspun vegetable fibers into a basket or other similar form. Basketry is made from a variety of fibrous or pliable materials anything that will bend and form a shape.… …   Wikipedia

  • basket-weaving — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Underwater basket weaving — is a process of making wicker baskets which involves dipping reeds or stalks of plants into (or, as the name suggests, under ) water and allowing them to soak. This process will provide a very supple and flexible reed which can then be woven into …   Wikipedia

  • underwater basket weaving — n. an imaginary, very easy high school or college course. □ If I can just find a course in underwater basket weaving, I’ll have an easy semester. □ Mary majored in underwater basket weaving …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • underwater basket weaving — noun An easy and useless college or high school class …   Wiktionary

  • Basket — A basket is a container which is traditionally constructed from stiff fibres, often made of willow. [http://www.bluestem.ca/willows basketry.htm] . The top is either left open or the basket may be fitted with a lid.Historical usageWood, bamboo,… …   Wikipedia

  • Weaving — Weaver (occupation) redirects here. This article is about textile weaving. For other uses, see Weaving (disambiguation). Warp and weft in plain weaving Weaving is a method of fabric production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are… …   Wikipedia

  • Basket Maker — Bas′ket Mak er n. 1) ara any of a series of American Indian cultures that developed in the U.S. Southwest c100 b.c. to a.d. 700, noted esp. for their sophisticated basket weaving 2) ara peo a member of the people who produced these cultures •… …   From formal English to slang

  • weaving — Production of fabric by interlacing two sets of yarns so that they cross each other, normally at right angles, usually accomplished with a hand or power operated loom. In weaving, lengthwise yarns are called warp and crosswise yarns are called… …   Universalium

  • Nantucket Lightship Basket — Nantucket Lightship Baskets are a type of basket originating, in the 19th century,[1] on Nantucket Island Lightships. Lightship baskets are all made from rattan and wood, have an odd number of staves, a solid wooden base, a nailed and lashed rim …   Wikipedia

  • Creel (basket) — This article is about the basket type. For other uses, see Creel. Creel Creel is a type of small wicker basket mainly used by anglers to hold fish or other prey. A creel is designed to function as an evaporative cooler when lined with moss and… …   Wikipedia

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