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Definition of "textile" [tex•tile]

  • A cloth, especially one manufactured by weaving or knitting; a fabric. (noun)
  • Fiber or yarn for weaving or knitting into cloth. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "textile" in a sentence
  • "HOLLINGS: Not only high-tech, important jobs, what you call a textile job."
  • "I'm much more comfortable wallowing around the bush in textile I don't have to protect."
  • "I don't know whether the producers coerced him or not (more on this later), but Mondo tells us the story: The textile is based on a plus sign that represents his HIV positive status."