Meaning of FABRIC in English

FABRIC

transcription, транскрипция: [ fæbrɪk ]

( fabrics)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

Fabric is cloth or other material produced by weaving together cotton, nylon, wool, silk, or other threads. Fabrics are used for making things such as clothes, curtains, and sheets.

...small squares of red cotton fabric...

Whatever your colour scheme, there’s a fabric to match.

N-MASS

2.

The fabric of a society or system is its basic structure, with all the customs and beliefs that make it work successfully.

The fabric of society has been deeply damaged by the previous regime...

N-SING : with supp , usu the N of n

3.

The fabric of a building is its walls, roof, and the materials with which it is built.

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

N-SING : usu the N of n

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