Definition of ingrain carpet in US English:

ingrain carpet


  • A reversible carpet in which the pattern appears on both sides.

    • ‘We offer over 20 patterns of ingrain carpet; as well as 4 stair runner patterns.’
    • ‘Ingrain carpets were the most affordable floor coverings in the US during the 19th century.’
    • ‘Advice books of the period recommended rotating an ingrain carpet to minimize patterns of wear.’
    • ‘Adding both color and comfort to the room is the geometric ingrain carpet, woven in Britain or possibly New York between about 1840 and 1860.’