Pronunciation: (teks'tīl, -til), [key]
1. any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting.
2. a material, as a fiber or yarn, used in or suitable for weaving: Glass can be used as a textile.
1. woven or capable of being woven: textile fabrics.
2. of or pertaining to weaving.
3. of or pertaining to textiles or the production of textiles: the textile industry.
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