textile ( textiles plural )
1 n-count Textiles are types of cloth or fabric, especially ones that have been woven.
usu pl, usu with supp
...the Scottish textile industry.
2 n-plural Textiles are the industries concerned with the manufacture of cloth.
Another 75,000 jobs will be lost in textiles and clothing.
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