3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Textile \Tex"tile\, adjective [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} (Zool.), a beautiful cone shell ({Conus textilis}) in which the colors are arranged so that they resemble certain kinds of cloth.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

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

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: of or relating to fabrics or fabric making; "textile research"


1: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress" [syn: {fabric}, {cloth}, {material}, {textile}]

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