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textiles

(ˈtɛkstaɪlz)
pl n
(Textiles) the industries concerned with the manufacture of cloth
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textiles

plural noun materials, fabrics, cloths decorative textiles for the home
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They had lost any idea of making textiles, they could hardly make up clothes when they had material, and they were forced to plunder the continually dwindling supplies of the ruins about them for cover.
And so, for a whole year, he sought to accumulate the most exquisite specimens that he could find of textile and embroidered work, getting the dainty Delhi muslins, finely wrought with gold-thread palmates and stitched over with iridescent beetles' wings; the Dacca gauzes, that from their transparency are known in the East as "woven air," and "running water," and "evening dew"; strange figured cloths from Java; elaborate yellow Chinese hangings; books bound in tawny satins or fair blue silks and wrought with fleurs-de-lis, birds and images; veils of lacis worked in Hungary point; Sicilian brocades and stiff Spanish velvets; Georgian work, with its gilt coins, and Japanese Foukousas, with their green-toned golds and their marvellously plumaged birds.
compromise law = the American Tariff Act of 1832, which reduced tariffs on some items, but retained the high customs duties on the import of textile products}
Presently, home textiles segment accounts for the largest share in the country's textile chemicals market, followed by technical textiles and apparels.
Textile chemicals are used during the processing of textiles, and are broadly classified as auxiliaries and colorants.
Arshad termed Technical Textile as the future of Pakistans textiles and said that with technical textile, we could earn much more as compared to the conventional textile.
Cost of doing business specifically for textiles is subject to a very high operating and financial leverage.
Today textiles might seem an anomaly in a high-tech service economy, struggling to hold on as the winds of trade blow elsewhere.
The catalog description states that this course discusses "textile fibers, yarns, fabrication, coloration, and finishes; quality and performance application to apparel, furnishing, and industrial textiles.
Chemists have developed a way to extract natural dyes from ancient textiles while preserving the unique chemical characteristics of each dye.
Among some groups in Madagascar, textiles woven by hand and simple, age-old, tools are central in relations between the living and deceased ancestors with the changing of decayed burial shrouds for new ones.
International Textile Association, since China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, exports of textiles and clothes from the Asian behemoth to the United States have doubled to US$11.

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