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Meaning of TEXTILE

Pronunciation:  'tekstil

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  
  2. [adj]  of or relating to fabrics or fabric making; "textile research"

TEXTILE is a 7 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: cloth, fabric, material
 See Also: aba, acrylic, Aertex, alpaca, artefact, artifact, baize, basket weave, batik, batiste, belting, boucle, broadcloth, brocade, buckram, bunting, calico, cambric, camelhair, camel's hair, camlet, camo, camouflage, canopy, Canton flannel, canvas, canvass, cashmere, cerecloth, challis, chambray, chenille, chiffon, chino, chino cloth, chintz, coating, cord, corduroy, cotton, cotton cloth, cotton flannel, crape, crepe, cretonne, crinoline, damask, denim, diamonte, diaper, dimity, doeskin, drapery, duck, duffel, duffle, dungaree, edging, elastic, etamin, etamine, faille, felt, fiber, fibre, jean, vulcanized fiber



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tex"tile\, a. [L. textilis, fr. texere to weave: cf. F.
    textile. See {Text}.]
    Pertaining to weaving or to woven fabrics; as, textile arts;
    woven, capable of being woven; formed by weaving; as, textile
    {Textile cone} (Zo["o]l.), a beautiful cone shell ({Conus
       textilis}) in which the colors are arranged so that they
       resemble certain kinds of cloth.
  2. \Tex"tile\, n.
    That which is, or may be, woven; a fabric made by weaving.