Fabric - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfæbrɪk|  American pronunciation of the word fabric
Brit.  |ˈfabrɪk|  British pronunciation of the word fabric

noun

- artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers(syn: cloth, material, textile)

the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent

- the underlying structure(syn: framework)

it is part of the fabric of society

Examples

The curtains are made of expensive fabric.

Condensation will eventually cause the fabric of the building to rot away.

We collect money for the fabric of the churches for the poor

Drug abuse poses a major threat to the fabric of our society.

The country's social fabric is disintegrating.

the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent

it is part of the fabric of society

She felt the fabric to see if it was wool.

They covered the board in fabric and pinned some photographs to it.

The fabric comes in different colors and patterns.

a fabric with a blue and yellow check

The fabric was frayed at the edge.

Any little bit of dirt will mark that fabric.

Lay the fabric carefully on the table.

She used the scraps of fabric to fashion a little doll's dress.

Word forms

noun
singular: fabric
plural: fabrics
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