textile meaning

[ 'tekstail ] Pronunciation:   "textile" in a sentence
Noun: textile  tekstI(u)l
  1. Artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    - fabric, cloth, material
Adjective: textile  tekstI(u)l
  1. Of or relating to fabrics or fabric making
    "textile research"

Derived forms: textiles

Type of: artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Textile Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia


A material, woven or knitted, that is made from fiber or yarn.


1 [C]

any type of fabric made by weaving or knitting:

a factory producing a range of textiles

the textile industry

She works in textile design.

a textile business/maker/manufacturer/producer

2 textiles [pl.]

the industry that makes fabric:

He got a job in textiles.


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  1. we are large dealers in textiles.
  2. until 1913 britain's major exports were coal and textiles.
  3. these factors may have contributed to the development of the textile industry.
  4.  also causes serious damage to textiles and elastomers.
  5. handle may be defined as a subjective tactile evaluation of the textile quality.

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