American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cloth produced especially by knitting, weaving, or felting fibers.
- n. The texture or quality of such cloth.
- n. A complex underlying structure: destroyed the very fabric of the ancient abbey during wartime bombing; needs to protect the fabric of civilized society.
- n. A method or style of construction.
- n. A structural material, such as masonry or timber.
- n. A physical structure; a building.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A structure of any kind; anything composed of parts systematically joined or connected. Specifically— The structure or frame of a building; more generally, the building itself; an edifice, as a house, a temple, a bridge, etc.
- n. A woven or felted cloth of any material or style of weaving; anything produced by weaving or interlacing: distinctively called textile fabric.
- n. Any system of connected or interrelated parts: as, the universal fabric; the social fabric.
- n. The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; tissue.
- n. The act of building.
- To build; construct; put into form.
- n. In petrography, the pattern of a rock produced by the shape and arrangement of the crystalline or non-crystalline parts: distinguished from the granularity or size of the parte, and the crystallinity or degree of crystallization. (See quantitative classification of igneous rocks, under rock.)
- n. originally (construction) structure, building
- n. An act of construction, especially the erection of a church
- n. The framework underlying a structure
- n. A material made of fibers, a textile or cloth.
- n. The texture of a cloth.
- n. petrology The appearance of crystalline grains in a rock
- n. computing Interconnected nodes that look like a textile 'fabric' when viewed collectively from a distance
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make.
- n. That which is fabricated.
- n. Framework; structure; edifice; building.
- n. Cloth of any kind that is woven or knit from fibers, whether vegetable, animal, or synthetic; manufactured cloth.
- n. rare The act of constructing; construction.
- n. Any system or structure consisting of connected parts.
- v. obsolete To frame; to build; to construct.
- n. artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
- n. the underlying structure
- From French fabrique, from Latin fabrica ("a workshop, art, trade, product of art, structure, fabric"), from faber ("artisan, workman"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English fabryke, something constructed, from Old French fabrique, from Latin fabrica, craft, workshop, from faber, fabr-, workman, artificer. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This fabric is also a decorator weight fabric, used for various household things, so it is very sturdy and takes a lot of wear and tear and washings.”
“I also think the fabric is a perfect with the colors of the fresh blueberries and the blueberry ice cream.”
“It's cramped, it's overused, the fabric is appalling, there's next to no storage facilities, and staff are working in unacceptable conditions.”
“The fabric is 100% eco friendly dyed cotton, each cloth taking up to 3 months to create, ensures that each piece is a one of kind garment.”
“I am sure the fabric is great, but Goodness, show some class.”
“So many lovely prints available and the fabric is so high quality that a new dress can last for many years, especially if you hang it to dry.”
“The fabric is surprisingly soft and comfortable and its durability makes it an excellent choice for home decor.”
“This field of daisies cotton fabric is something I am looking at for a future sewing project.”
“I wanted to show the drape of the skirt here and how much fabric is in it, although, standing, the skirt is quite slimming.”
“Dressing Hint: This garment plays up the face and plays down the bustline and hips, partly because the fabric is more crisp, and partly because there are no trims on the hems or sleeves.”
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