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Meaning of FELT

Pronunciation:  felt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  2. [adj]  detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues; "the felt presence of an intruder"; "a sensed presence in the room raised goosebumps on her arms"; "a perceived threat"
  3. [v]  change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes"
  4. [v]  cover with felt; "felt a cap"
  5. [v]  mat together and make felt-like, as of material

FELT is a 4 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: detected, felt up, mat, mat up, perceived, sensed
 See Also: change, cloth, cover, entangle, fabric, mat, material, snarl, tangle, textile



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Felt\,
    imp. & p. p. or a. from {Feel}.
  2. \Felt\, n. [AS. felt; akin to D. vilt, G. filz, and
    possibly to Gr. ? hair or wool wrought into felt, L. pilus
    hair, pileus a felt cap or hat.]
    1. A cloth or stuff made of matted fibers of wool, or wool
       and fur, fulled or wrought into a compact substance by
       rolling and pressure, with lees or size, without spinning
       or weaving.
             It were a delicate stratagem to shoe A troop of
             horse with felt.                      --Shak.
    2. A hat made of felt. --Thynne.
    3. A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt. [Obs.]
             To know whether sheep are sound or not, see that the
             felt be loose.                        --Mortimer.
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 Related Terms: cloth, drapery, etoffe, fabric, goods, lace, material, napery, rag, silk, stuff, textile, textile fabric, texture, tissu, tissue, weave, web, weft, woof, wool