American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cloth, especially one manufactured by weaving or knitting; a fabric.
- n. Fiber or yarn for weaving or knitting into cloth.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to weaving: as, the textile art.
- Woven, or capable of being woven; formed by weaving: as, textile fabrics; textile materials, such as wool, flax, silk, cotton.
- n. A woven fabric.
- n. A material suitable for weaving into a textile fabric: as, hemp and other textiles.
- n. usually plural Cloth produced from a fabric.
- n. naturism a non-nudist
- adj. naturism clothing compulsive.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to weaving or to woven fabrics; ; woven, capable of being woven; formed by weaving.
- n. That which is, or may be, woven; a fabric made by weaving.
- n. artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
- adj. of or relating to fabrics or fabric making
- From Latin textile, substantive use of textilis ("woven"), from texō ("weave"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin, from neuter of textilis, woven, from textus, past participle of texere, to weave; see text. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“HOLLINGS: Not only high-tech, important jobs, what you call a textile job.”
“I'm much more comfortable wallowing around the bush in textile I don't have to protect.”
“I don't know whether the producers coerced him or not (more on this later), but Mondo tells us the story: The textile is based on a plus sign that represents his HIV positive status.”
“The plan is to include approximately 275 images from knitters [and crocheters] around the world that represent unique interactions with our urban environments, innovation in textile design, and an overall sense of integration between art and craft.”
“It might be supposed that technical advances in textile manufacture and dye technology would have resulted in greater innovation in kit design.”
“Covered in textile, the steel frame is upholstered with elastic material which effortlessly stretches when the height of the seated or standing position is adjusted.”
“The chair together with the textile is baked in a big oven that hardens the textile around the chair.”
“One medium where we can see this linkage is in textile work, the manual labor favored in many female Dominican houses.”
“Every person who takes up this craft creates new species of crochet organisms and we have come to see the project as a collective experiment in textile-based evolution.”
“Women soon followed, and after the demise of whale hunting, Cape Verdeans worked mostly in textile mills and cranberry bogs.”
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