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textile

noun tex·tile \ˈtek-ˌstī(-ə)l, ˈteks-təl\

; especially : a fabric that is woven or knit

textiles : the businesses that make textiles

Full Definition of TEXTILE

1
:  cloth 1a; especially :  a woven or knit cloth
2
:  a fiber, filament, or yarn used in making cloth
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Examples of TEXTILE

  1. They import fine silk textiles from China.
  2. <brought back a whole suitcase of beautiful textiles from India>

Origin of TEXTILE

Latin, from neuter of textilis woven, from texere
First Known Use: 1626

Related to TEXTILE

Synonyms
fabric, cloth
TEXTILE Defined for Kids

textile

noun tex·tile \ˈtek-ˌstīl, ˈtek-stəl\

Definition of TEXTILE for Kids

:  cloth 1

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