Urex

NOUN
  1. antibacterial agent (trade names Mandelamine and Urex) that is contained in many products that are used to treat urinary infections
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  • The 'murex' contains a dye of miraculous beauty; and this once extracted and bottled, Hobbs, Nobbs, and Co. may trade in it and feast; but the poet who (figuratively) brought the murex to land, and created its value, may, as Keats probably did, eat porridge all his life. A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)
  • Diana Vreeland decorated her 1955 apartment to look like "a garden in hell"; in 2011 Katrantzou morphed images of Vreeland's apartment into a collection of Lurex knits – clothes that appear even wilder when you see them against today's Céline-led landscape of clean lines, camel, "good taste". Prints and the revolution: fashion designer Mary Katrantzou
  • There were plenty of other people who lived lives just as eccentric as these: Monsieur Jules, the Roumanian, who had a glass eye and would not admit it, Furex the Liniousin stonemason, Roucolle the miserhe died before my time, thoughold Laurent the rag-merchant, who used to copy his signature from a slip of paper he carried in his pocket. Down and Out in Paris and London
  • The whole verse of course begins to explain itself, if we know the meaning of the word "murex," which is the name of a sea-shell, out of which was made the celebrated blue dye of Tyre. Robert Browning
  • In New York, the looks ranged from a sparkly Lurex hoodie at Marc Jacobs , to asymmetrical hoods attached to sport coats at Rag & Bone, to a leather hoodie at upscale menswear designer Simon Spurr . High Fashion Sees Something New in the Hood
  • It was mostly inspired by the South of France in the Fifties but there is such a rich mix of fabrics, including Lurex, bouclé and Irish linen that you can make of it what you will.
  • In the mid-1980's he had purchased a rather dramatic lurex jacket which had a tailor's label bearing the word MERC with the device of a mounted horseman.
  • As well as merino, lurex also features - a shiny, stretchy icon of the '70s.
  • The winning nomination, according to the team of judges was, ‘Awarded for a fur-like, silver lurex shiny fabric, with lustre and matte finish interwoven.’
  • ’ Furex was a strange creature, a Limousin stonemason who worked steadily all the week and drank himself into a kind of paroxysm on Saturdays. Down and Out in Paris and London
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