Meaning of FELT in English


[felt] n [ME, fr. OE; akin to OHG filz felt, L pellere to drive, beat] (bef. 12c) 1 a: a cloth made of wool and fur often mixed with natural or synthetic fibers through the action of heat, moisture, chemicals, and pressure b: a firm woven cloth of wool or cotton heavily napped and shrunk

2: an article made of felt

3: a material resembling felt: as a: a heavy paper of organic or asbestos fibers impregnated with asphalt and used in building construction b: semirigid pressed fiber insulation used in building -- adj

[2]felt vt (14c) 1: to make out of or cover with felt

2: to cause to adhere and mat together

3: to make into felt or a similar substance [3]felt past and past part of feel

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