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
Burnham suggests looking for textiles made with a finish called Nanotex, which makes the fibers stain-resistant and waterproof.
Goodwill's 2016 Community Impact Report estimates 72.9 million pounds of clothing and textiles alone made it to the nonprofit's donation centers across the United States.
Our old pal white vinegar is another one that can be employed to remove urine stains and smells from textiles.
Dealers displaying their wares on the lawn, country antiques, formal furniture, books, textiles, jewelry, and silver.
While each room is unique, all 20 have custom bed frames layered with John Robshaw and Les Indiennes textiles.
Nearly 200 artists, including 2016 Best of Show winners Dorothee Naumburg (jewelry) and MOA (Marvin Obasogie) Aimiuwu (fiber/textiles), will display their pieces amid the park’s interactive fountains and intimate gardens.
One of the world’s least developed countries, Lesotho supplies water and labor to neighboring South Africa and exports textiles and mohair.
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.
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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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