fabric, cloth, material, textile(adj)
artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
of or relating to fabrics or fabric making
Cloth produced from a fabric.
A textile beach
Origin: From textile, substantive use of textilis, from texo.
pertaining to weaving or to woven fabrics; as, textile arts; woven, capable of being woven; formed by weaving; as, textile fabrics
that which is, or may be, woven; a fabric made by weaving
A textile or cloth is a flexible woven material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres often referred to as thread or yarn. Yarn is produced by spinning raw fibres of wool, flax, cotton, or other material to produce long strands. Textiles are formed by weaving, knitting, crocheting, knotting, or pressing fibres together. The words fabric and cloth are used in textile assembly trades as synonyms for textile. However, there are subtle differences in these terms in specialized usage. Textile refers to any material made of interlacing fibres. Fabric refers to any material made through weaving, knitting, spreading, crocheting, or bonding that may be used in production of further goods. Cloth may be used synonymously with fabric but often refers to a finished piece of fabric used for a specific purpose.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
teks′til, adj. woven: capable of being woven.—n. a woven fabric.—adj. Textō′rial, pertaining to weaving. [L. textilis—texĕre, textum, to weave.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Textile' in Nouns Frequency: #2562
The numerical value of Textile in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Textile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Fire erupted at the (textile) plant and a number of storage tanks.
Too many textile and manufacturing jobs have left our country to be shipped overseas.
We have been telling kids for 20 years don't get into manufacturing it will all be gone, it will all be in China, call a recruiter and say you need a textile mechanic and they will laugh at you.
It took an extra 20 years to do away with child labor, that's 20 years of children coughing their lungs out in textile mills or dragging wagons of coals underground instead of going to school because the court chose to distort the Constitution that way.
How Kennedy knew the precise drop in milk consumption in 1960, the percentage rise in textile imports from 1957 to 1960 and the number of speeches cleared by the Defense Department is not quite clear, but anyway, he did. He either overwhelmed you with decimal points or disarmed you with a smile and a wisecrack.
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