What does textile mean?

Definitions for textile
ˈtɛks taɪl, -tɪltex·tile

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word textile.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fabric, cloth, material, textileadjective

    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"

  2. textileadjective

    of or relating to fabrics or fabric making

    "textile research"

Wiktionary

  1. textilenoun

    Cloth produced from a fabric.

  2. textilenoun

    a non-naturist

  3. textileadjective

    clothing compulsive.

    A textile beach

  4. Etymology: From textile, substantive use of textilis, from texo.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Textileadjective

    Woven; capable of being woven.

    Etymology: textilis, Latin.

    The placing of the tangible parts in length or tranverse, as in the warp and woof of textiles. Francis Bacon, Nat. Hist.

    The materials of them were not from any herb, as other textiles, but from a stone called amiantus. John Wilkins.

Wikipedia

  1. Textile

    Textile is an umbrella term that includes various fiber-based materials, including fibers, yarns, filaments, threads, different fabric types, etc. At first, the word "textiles" only referred to woven fabrics. However, weaving is not the only manufacturing method, and many other methods were later developed to form textile structures based on their intended use. Knitting and non-woven are other popular types of fabric manufacturing. In the contemporary world, textiles satisfy the material needs for versatile applications, from simple daily clothing to bulletproof jackets, spacesuits, and doctor's gowns.Textiles are divided into two groups: Domestic purposes [consumer textiles] and technical textiles. In consumer textiles, aesthetics and comfort are the most important factors, but in technical textiles, functional properties are the priority.Geotextiles, industrial textiles, medical textiles, and many other areas are examples of technical textiles, whereas clothing and furnishings are examples of consumer textiles. Each component of a textile product, including fiber, yarn, fabric, processing, and finishing, affects the final product. Components may vary among various textile products as they are selected based on their fitness for purpose.Fiber is the smallest component of a fabric; fibers are typically spun into yarn, and yarns are used to manufacture fabrics. Fiber has a hair-like appearance and a higher length-to-width ratio. The sources of fibers may be natural, synthetic, or both. The techniques of felting and bonding directly transform fibers into fabric. In other cases, yarns are manipulated with different fabric manufacturing systems to produce various fabric constructions. The fibers are twisted or laid out to make a long, continuous strand of yarn. Yarns are then used to make different kinds of fabric by weaving, knitting, crocheting, knotting, tatting, or braiding. After manufacturing, textile materials are processed and finished to add value, such as aesthetics, physical characteristics, and increased usefulness. The manufacturing of textiles is the oldest industrial art. Dyeing, printing, and embroidery are all different decorative arts applied to textile materials.

ChatGPT

  1. textile

    A textile is a flexible material that is created by intertwining threads or fibers in a specific way to create a structure. The threads or fibers can be made from different sources, such as plants (cotton, flax), animals (wool, silk), minerals (glass fiber), or synthetic materials (polyester, nylon). Textiles are used in the production of a wide range of products, including clothing, upholstery, carpets, and industrial materials. They can be knitted, woven, felted, knotted, or crocheted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Textileadjective

    pertaining to weaving or to woven fabrics; as, textile arts; woven, capable of being woven; formed by weaving; as, textile fabrics

  2. Textilenoun

    that which is, or may be, woven; a fabric made by weaving

Wikidata

  1. Textile

    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

  1. Textile

    teks′til, adj. woven: capable of being woven.—n. a woven fabric.—adj. Textō′rial, pertaining to weaving. [L. textilistexĕre, textum, to weave.]

Editors Contribution

  1. textile

    A type of material.

    Textiles are used the world over to make furnishings of various types.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 24, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'textile' in Nouns Frequency: #2562

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of textile in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of textile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of textile in a Sentence

  1. Dan St. Louis:

    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.

  2. Mayer Kamkhatchi:

    When my father left Syria, he had his own textile company, which he had to give up.

  3. Amit Gautam:

    The textile industry is one of the most fragmented industries on the planet.

  4. Abhijit Das:

    If the deal is implemented, India's exports of products like textile and leather will be severely affected.

  5. The Syrian army source:

    Fire erupted at the (textile) plant and a number of storage tanks.

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