fabric meaning


    Definition of fabric in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfabricsSUF-ric
    1. (archaic) structure, building.
      1. (archaic) The act of constructing; construction; fabrication.
        1. (archaic) The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make.
          1. cloth of a beautiful fabric
        2. The framework underlying a structure.
          1. the fabric of our lives
          2. the fabric of the universe
        3. A material made of fibers, a textile or cloth.
          1. cotton fabric
        4. (petrology) The appearance of crystalline grains in a rock.
          1. (computing) Interconnected nodes that look like a textile 'fabric' when viewed collectively from a distance.
            1. The internet is a fabric of computers connected by routers
        5. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Their fabric is so thin that I can see through these curtains.
            • Spielvogel said wet cleaning also has limitations; while it is fine for cottons and fabrics worn in warm climates, he said, it can damage heavy wools or structured clothes like suit jackets.
            • The scale of the printed fabrics is just right: the yellow calico of a blond girl’s sunsuit, the tiny picturesque country scenes in red, blue and green on a gathered skirt.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Fabrics needed to be lightweight, gasproof, and strong.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Soon, he said, he would like to turn his attention to the pretied bow tie — from its fastener to its fabric.
            • Because the wool is poor quality it is coarsening the fabric.
            • Because the wool is poor quality it will coarsen the fabric.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
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            1. en fabrication
            2. fr fabrication
            3. en fabricate
            4. en fabrick
            5. en fabrics
            Source: Wiktionary

            Meaning of fabric for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "fabric" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
            Difficultness: Level 2
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            Definiteness: Level 8
            Definite    ➨     Versatile