fabric has definitions from the field of clothing
[ noun ] (clothing) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

Used in print

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

While white is the coolest summer shade , there are lots of pastel hues along with tintable fabrics that will blend with any wardrobe color .

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

Consultation with architects , clients , real_estate men , fabric houses and furniture companies is essential to the proper development of class problems just as in actual work .

(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)

Harris has indicated that two devices , the Launder-Ometer and Terg-O-Tometer are most widely used for rapid detergent testing , and he has listed the commercially available standard soiled fabrics .

The soiled fabrics used for rapid testing of detergent formulations are made in such a way that only part of the soil is removed by even the best detergent formulation in a single wash .

Although there is no question but that the process of washing fabrics involves a number of phenomena which are related together in an extremely complicated way and that these phenomena and their interrelations are not well understood at the present , this section attempts to present briefly an up-to-date picture of the physical_chemistry of washing either fabrics or hard surfaces .

[ noun ] the underlying structure




"restoring the framework of the bombed building" "it is part of the fabric of society"

Used in print

(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)

By upholding his own personal code_of_behavior , the private_detective has placed himself in opposition to a society whose fabric is permeated with crime and corruption .

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