Definitions for fabricˈfæb rɪk
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word fabric
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a cloth made by weaving, knitting, or felting fibers.
the texture of a cloth or material.
the fabric of society.
the spatial arrangement and orientation of the constituents of a rock.
a building; edifice.
the method of construction.
Origin of fabric:
1475–85; (< MF fabrique) < L fabrica craft, workshop
fabric, cloth, material, textile(noun)
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"
the underlying structure
"providing a factual framework for future research"; "it is part of the fabric of society"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
cloth; = material
fabric for making cushion covers
An act of construction, especially the erection of a church
The framework underlying a structure
The fabric of our lives
A material made of fibers, a textile or cloth.
The texture of a cloth.
the smooth fabric of an oriental silk cloth
The appearance of crystalline grains in a rock
Interconnected nodes that look like a textile 'fabric' when viewed collectively from a distance
The internet is a fabric of computers connected by routers
Origin: From fabrique, from fabrica, from faber.
the structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make; as cloth of a beautiful fabric
that which is fabricated
framework; structure; edifice; building
cloth of any kind that is woven or knit from fibers, either vegetable or animal; manufactured cloth; as, silks or other fabrics
the act of constructing; construction
any system or structure consisting of connected parts; as, the fabric of the universe
to frame; to build; to construct
Fabric is a nightclub in London, United Kingdom. It was voted number 1 in DJ Magazine's "Top 100 Clubs in the World" poll in 2007 and 08 and number 2 in 2009 and 10. It is located on Charterhouse Street opposite Smithfield meat market on the southern boundary of the London Borough of Islington.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fabric' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4271
Rank popularity for the word 'fabric' in Nouns Frequency: #1436
Translations for fabric
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(a type of) cloth or material
Nylon is a man-made fabric.
- kleedstof, materiaalAfrikaans
- tecidoPortuguese (BR)
- der StoffGerman
- stof; tekstilDanish
- tela, tejidoSpanish
- پارچه؛ بافتهFarsi
- materijal, tkaninaCroatian
- vefnaður, dúkur; efniIcelandic
- 직물, 섬유Korean
- audums; drēbeLatvian
- stoff, tøy, tekstilNorwegian
- پارچه؛ بافتهPersian
- ټوكر، جوړ شوى شى (په لاس يا ما شين)، جوړښتPashto
- ţesătură, stofăRomanian
- blago, tkaninaSlovenian
- tyg, materialSwedish
- 織物Chinese (Trad.)
- ایک قسم کا کپڑاUrdu
- loại vải được dệtVietnamese
- 织物Chinese (Simp.)
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