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textile  (ˈtɛkstaɪl

Definitions

noun

  1. any fabric or cloth, esp woven
  2. raw material suitable to be made into cloth; fibre or yarn
  3. a non-nudist, as described by nudists; one who wears clothes

adjective

  1. of or relating to fabrics or the making of fabrics

Word Origin

C17: from Latin textilis woven, from texere to weave

Translations for 'textile'

  • British English: textile Textiles are types of woven cloth....textiles for the home.ˈtɛkstaɪl NOUN
  • Arabic: نَسِيج
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tecido
  • Chinese: 纺织品
  • Croatian: tekstil
  • Czech: textilie
  • Danish: tekstil
  • Dutch: textiel
  • European Spanish: textil
  • Finnish: tekstiili
  • French: textile
  • German: Stoff
  • Greek: ύφασμα
  • Italian: stoffa
  • Japanese: 織物
  • Korean: 직물
  • Norwegian: tekstil
  • Polish: tkanina
  • Portuguese: tecido
  • Romanian: țesături țesătură
  • Russian: текстиль
  • Spanish: textil
  • Swedish: textil
  • Thai: สิ่งทอ
  • Turkish: tekstil
  • Ukrainian: текстиль
  • Vietnamese: vải dệt

Example Sentences Including 'textile'

She did a course in textile design at St Martin's College of Art in London.
Robert Wilson INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Françoise Perec was not a French textile designer from Paris.
Robert Wilson INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
The town was split by gorges, where the torrents ran that once powered the textile mills.
Harvey, John Coup d'Etat

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