- any of a number of disks of refined copper formed when cold water is thrown onto the molten metal.
- a rounded microconstituent of certain alloys.
Origin of rosette
Related Words for rosettescrew, tangle, red, nexus, contortion, twist, whorl, perplexity, braid, bunch, whirl, ligature, spiral, snag, tie, warp, joint, snarl, yoke, splice
Examples from the Web for rosette
Historical Examples of rosette
She was down again shortly, the two favorites, Rose and Rosette, in her arms.
Mary-'Gusta was not playing with Rose and Rosette at the present time.
Sew a pompon or a rosette of yarn over the top of the sewing stitch.Spool Knitting
Mary A. McCormack
The ends of the match were crossed into a sort of rosette at the head of the fuze.Artillery Through the Ages
Do wear it, Miss Arbuckle, with a rosette, to indicate your superior rank.Down the Rhine
Word Origin for rosette
"a rose-shaped ornament," especially a bunch or knot of ribbons worn as a decoration, 1790, from French rosette, diminutive of rose "rose" (see rose (n.1)).