Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: charrette

charrette: [shuh-ret]


1. A collaborative session for a final intensive effort to work out problems to finish a project before a deadline. Pertains to arcitecture projects, urban planning, land use, interior design, etc.

etymology:  American, 1965-70.  From French meaning "cart."  From Old French, equivalent to "char" chariot or wagon.
Tags: american, c, french, noun, old french, wordsmith: trellia_chan

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