fabric

[fab┬Ěric]

Fabric is what something is made from, especially clothing. Silk is a common fabric, but you can also talk about "the fabric of society."

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The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make; as cloth of a beautiful fabric.

Noun
artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitraqnsparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"

Noun
the underlying structure; "restoring the framework of the bombed building"; "it is part of the fabric of society"


n.
The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make; as cloth of a beautiful fabric.

n.
That which is fabricated

n.
Framework; structure; edifice; building.

n.
Cloth of any kind that is woven or knit from fibers, either vegetable or animal; manufactured cloth; as, silks or other fabrics.

n.
The act of constructing; construction.

n.
Any system or structure consisting of connected parts; as, the fabric of the universe.

v. t.
To frame; to build; to construct.


Fabric

Fab"ric , n. [L. fabrica fabric, workshop: cf. F. fabrique fabric. See Forge.] 1. The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make; as cloth of a beautiful fabric. 2. That which is fabricated; as : (a) Framework; structure; edifice; building.
Anon out of the earth a fabric huge Rose like an exhalation.
(b) Cloth of any kind that is woven or knit from fibers, either vegetable or animal; manufactured cloth; as, silks or other fabrics. 3. The act of constructing; construction. [R.]
Tithe was received by the bishop, . . . for the fabricof the churches for the poor.
4. Any system or structure consisting of connected parts; as, the fabric of the universe.
The whole vast fabric of society.

Fabric

Fab"ric, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fabricked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fabricking.] To frame; to built; to construct. [Obs.] "Fabric their mansions." J. Philips.

The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make; as cloth of a beautiful fabric.

To frame; to built; to construct.

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Usage Examples

Like I said about Freaked, people tend to find these films, and I think that in the end the cool thing about a movie is that it can be sort of burnt temporarily, but then it's burnt into the fabric of your culture.

In most people's vocabularies, design means veneer. It's interior decorating. It's the fabric of the curtains and the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design.

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.

The fabric of North Carolina and what makes our state so special is our families and our common desire for a brighter future for our children. No matter what your family looks like, we all want the same thing for our families - happiness, health, prosperity, a bright future for our children and grandchildren.

Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it.

If we think we have ours and don't owe any time or money or effort to help those left behind, then we are a part of the problem rather than the solution to the fraying social fabric that threatens all Americans.

I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community, I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me.

Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.

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Other Usage Examples

Science fiction has its own history, its own legacy of what's been done, what's been superseded, what's so much part of the furniture it's practically part of the fabric now, what's become no more than a joke... and so on. It's just plain foolish, as well as comically arrogant, to ignore all this, to fail to do the most basic research.

Science has not been successful by making up explanations of things that fit with the current social fabric.

Once the fabric of a just society is undone, it takes generations to weave it back together.

America is the story of everyday people who did extraordinary things. A story woven deep into the fabric of our society.

People don't want other people to get high, because if you get high, you might see the falsity of the fabric of the society we live in.

I've got a real sense of three-dimensional geometry. I can look at a flat piece of fabric and know that if I put a slit in it and make some fabric travel around a square, then when you lift it up it will drape in a certain way, and I can feel how that will happen.

I buy about $1,500 worth of papers every month. Not that I trust them. I'm looking for the crack in the fabric.

Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.

Because all of us believe and understand in the fabric of the common bond of why we call ourselves American is to care for the men and women who wear the uniform and when they take off the uniform, we care for them when they are veterans.

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