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  • The words fabric and cloth are used in textile assembly trades (such as tailoring and dressmaking) as synonyms for textile. flame-retardant and protective fabric, soundproof, fireproof, and insulating fibres. — “Textile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Net fabrics (1 C, 9 P) [×] Nonwoven fabrics (12 P) T [×] Technical in category "Fabrics" The following 45 pages are in this category, out of 45 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). A. — “Category:Fabrics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Hence, dresses and lingerie made from knitted fabrics can be more form-fitting than counterparts made from a woven fabric. For comparison, woven fabrics typically deform only along their bias. — “Knitted fabric - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • They will all disappear, like the fabrics children build with cards, and which fall, one by one, under the breath of their builder, even if there are two hundred of them. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • She bore on her breast, in the curiously embroidered letter, a specimen of her delicate and imaginative skill, of which the dames of a court might gladly have availed themselves, to add the richer and more spiritual adornment of human ingenuity to their fabrics of silk and gold. — “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The half-light under the thick mass of leaves brought out the youthful prettiness of her face; made the clear, light fabrics and white lace of her dress appear luminous. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • "The most pompous monument of Egyptian greatness, and one of the most bulky works of manual industry," said Imlac, "are the Pyramids: fabrics raised before the time of history, and of which the earliest narratives afford us only uncertain traditions. — “Rasselas” by Samuel Johnson

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