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Meaning of TEXTILE

Pronunciation:  'tekstil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
  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
    fabrics.
    
    {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.
    --Bacon.
    
    
 

 

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