Definition of textile
1 : cloth 1a; especially : a woven or knit cloth
2 : a fiber, filament, or yarn used in making cloth
Examples of textile in a Sentence
They import fine silk textiles from China.
brought back a whole suitcase of beautiful textiles from India
Recent Examples of textile from the Web
Madrid got the first look at silks and religious robes that have rarely surfaced in the New York museum, because of lighting issues that could cause fragile textiles to deteriorate.
Ellen Brook, 53, San Mateo, California via Shaker Heights Artist, designer of apparel and accessories based around hand painted designs on silk and other textiles.
MacGregor started a textile collection with the family’s clothing at the Idaho Historical Museum.)
Supporters say Ortega, who works at a High Point textile plant, arrived in Asheboro in 1993 after fleeing threats of violence in Guatemala.
These recycling programs include the recycling of paint, electronics, textiles, mattresses and box springs.
Highlights include Pablo Llana’s works, made from recycled junk-food wrappers, and the large-format textile art of Michelle Montjoy.
Her father owned a textile mill, and Carrington and her three brothers were raised at Crookhey Hall, a turreted mansion with its own croquet lawn and ornamental lake.
No mere art exhibit, the Extreme Textiles collection demonstrates how chemistry, biotech, and nanotech are letting age-old textile-making techniques find high tech applications.
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Origin and Etymology of textile
Latin, from neuter of textilis woven, from texere
First Known Use: 1626See Words from the same year
TEXTILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of textile for English Language Learners
; especially : a fabric that is woven or knit
textiles : the businesses that make textiles
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