Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: textile
IPA transcription: [t'ɛkst,aɪl]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: textile
    Meaning: of or relating to fabrics or fabric making; "textile research"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: fabric, cloth, material, textile
    Meaning: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Usage examples
  • Many of our textile fabrics bear the names of tea-masters who conceived their color or design.
  • The industrial changes in England at the end of the eighteenth century on the contrary were due mainly to great mechanical inventions. The development of the textile machines for cotton and wool spinning and weaving mark the beginning of the movement.