textiles


textiles

noun

  1. any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting.
  2. a material, as a fiber or yarn, used in or suitable for weaving: Glass can be used as a textile.

adjective

  1. woven or capable of being woven: textile fabrics.
  2. of or relating to weaving.
  3. of or relating to textiles or the production of textiles: the textile industry.

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

n.1620s, from Latin textilis “woven, fabric, cloth,” noun use of textilis “woven,” from texere “to weave,” from PIE root *tek- “to make” (see texture).

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