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Adjective
/ˈtekˌstīl/,
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textiles, plural;
  1. Of or relating to fabric or weaving
    • - the textile industry
  2. Used by nudists to describe something relating to or restricted to people wearing clothes

Noun
  1. A type of cloth or woven fabric
    • - a fascinating range of pottery, jewelry, and textiles
  2. The branch of industry involved in the manufacture of cloth

  3. Used by nudists to describe someone wearing clothes, esp. on a beach


  1. fabric: 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. of or relating to fabrics or fabric making; "textile research"
  3. A textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres often referred to as thread or yarn. Yarn is produced by spinning raw wool fibres, linen, cotton, or other material on a spinning wheel to produce long strands. ...
  4. Textile is a lightweight markup language originally developed by Dean Allen and billed as a "humane Web text generator". ...
  5. Cloth produced from a fabric; a non-naturist; clothing compulsive
  6. (Textiles) refers to fibers from discarded apparel, furniture, linens (sheets and towels), and carpets. Examples of recycling include converting apparel and linens into wiper rags and processing textiles into new products (linen paper or carpet padding). (U.S. EPA, 1996b)
  7. (textiles) Any material made with yarns, cloth or fibers.
  8. (Textiles) (pillows, quilts, linens, afghans, yarn, napkins, placemats, doilies, yardage)
  9. (Textiles) Cloth. The textile sector is important for trade, along with apparel, because with some exceptions (synthetics) it is a very labor intensive sector, and it is therefore a likely source of comparative advantage for developing countries. See textiles and apparel.
  10. (Textiles) Cotton spinning using Richard Arkwright's water frame, James Hargreaves's Spinning Jenny, and Samuel Crompton's Spinning Mule (a combination of the Spinning Jenny and the Water Frame). This was patented in 1769 and so came out of patent in 1783. ...
  11. (Textiles) Fabric manufactured by weaving or knitting, that can reside in areas throughout the home (e.g., upholstered fabric, pillows, blankets and throws). (See fabric)
  12. (Textiles) Motorcycle riding gear made of fabric (Cordura, ballistic nylon, Kevlar, etc). Generally cooler than leather gear and usually water resistant.
  13. (Textiles) Pillows galore lend one-of-a-kind interest and beautiful textures. They tell a narrative of an owner who has traveled widely and who loves to pair old with new; worn with polished; rustic with refined. Pillows from Upstairs at Pierre LaFond and Rooms & Gardens, both in Santa Barbara.
  14. (Textiles) The jacket/gloves/etc (safety gear) used by riders that is made out of textile.
  15. (Textiles) by Sara Kadolph and Anna Langford. 8th Edition, 1998.
  16. (textiles) Woven or knit cloth, made out of any materials (usually cotton or wool).
  17. (textiles) art works that are created from natural or manmade fibers. Weaving, basketry, stitchery, and knitting are just a few of the processes involved in textile design.
  18. A broad classification of materials that can be utilized in constructing fabrics and the fabrics made with those materials.
  19. a fabric produced from the weaving of fibres of animal or vegetal origin.
  20. fabric, especially one that is woven or knitted
  21. (1) a woven cloth or fabric; (2) fiber or yarn for weaving into fabric.
  22. A general term used to refer to fibers, yarns, or fabrics including woven, knitted, and nonwoven structures as well as lace and crocheted goods
  23. A general term applied to yarn, cord, nonwoven, or woven fabric made from a fibrous material.
  24. a woven or knit cloth.  The term is used generically to define many various fabrics.  The word is some times used to define an entire industry.  For example, "the Apparel Search Company is the leading informational resource for the Apparel & Textile Industry's.
  25. From the Latin verb texere, to weave, fabric that is made by weaving threads together.