fabric ribbon meaning, fabric ribbon definition | English Cobuild dictionary




1    any cloth made from yarn or fibres by weaving, knitting, felting, etc.  
2    the texture of a cloth  
3    a structure or framework  
the fabric of society     
4    a style or method of construction  
5    Rare   a building  
6    the texture, arrangement, and orientation of the constituents of a rock  
     (C15: from Latin fabrica workshop, from faber craftsman)  
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a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing or tents
also known as "cotton duck" or "duck canvas"
very thin fabric used for theatre backdrops, translucent curtains etc


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