textile

  

Definition

A type of material composed of natural or synthetic fibers. Types of textiles include animal-based material such as wool or silk, plant-based material such as linen and cotton, and synthetic material such as polyester and rayon. Textiles are often associated with the production of clothing.

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  • If you are in the industrial field you will probably work with a textile and then try to sell it to your customers.

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  • She purchased very expensive, red, silk textiles, for the evening gown she designed. she had the fabric imported from Italy.

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  • The big textile plant opened up and started hiring in Eric's home town making shirts, pants, bed sheets, and socks.

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