Definitions for: Textile


[n]
[adj] of or relating to fabrics or fabric making; "textile research"



Webster (1913) Definition: Tex"tile, a. [L. textilis, fr. texere to weave: cf. F.
textile. See Text.]
Pertaining to weaving or to woven fabrics; as, textile arts;
woven, capable of being woven; formed by weaving; as, textile
fabrics.

Textile cone (Zo["o]l.), a beautiful cone shell ({Conus
textilis}) in which the colors are arranged so that they
resemble certain kinds of cloth.


Tex"tile, n.
That which is, or may be, woven; a fabric made by weaving.
--Bacon.

Synonyms: cloth, fabric, material

See Also: aba, acrylic, Aertex, alpaca, artefact, artifact, baize, basket weave, batik, batiste, belting, boucle, broadcloth, brocade, buckram, bunting, calico, cambric, camelhair, camel's hair, camlet, camo, camouflage, canopy, Canton flannel, canvas, canvass, cashmere, cerecloth, challis, chambray, chenille, chiffon, chino, chino cloth, chintz, coating, cord, corduroy, cotton, cotton cloth, cotton flannel, crape, crepe, cretonne, crinoline, damask, denim, diamonte, diaper, dimity, doeskin, drapery, duck, duffel, duffle, dungaree, edging, elastic, etamin, etamine, faille, felt, fiber, fibre, jean, vulcanized fiber

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