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felt 1

 (fĕlt)
n.
1.
a. A fabric of matted, compressed animal fibers, such as wool or fur, sometimes mixed with vegetable or synthetic fibers.
b. A material resembling this fabric.
2. Something made of this fabric.
adj.
Made of, relating to, or resembling felt.
v. felt·ed, felt·ing, felts
v.tr.
1. To make into felt.
2. To cover with felt.
3. To press or mat (something) together.
v.intr.
To become like felt; mat together.

[Middle English, from Old English; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

felt′y adj.

felt 2

 (fĕlt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of feel.

felt

(fɛlt)
vb
the past tense and past participle of feel

felt

(fɛlt)
n
1. (Textiles)
a. a matted fabric of wool, hair, etc, made by working the fibres together under pressure or by heat or chemical action
b. (as modifier): a felt hat.
2. (Textiles) any material, such as asbestos, made by a similar process of matting
vb
3. (Textiles) (tr) to make into or cover with felt
4. (Textiles) (intr) to become matted
[Old English; related to Old Saxon filt, Old High German filz felt, Latin pellere to beat, Greek pelas close; see anvil, filter]

felt1

(fɛlt)

v.
pt. and pp. of feel.

felt2

(fɛlt)

n.
1. a nonwoven fabric of wool, fur, or hair, matted together by heat, moisture, and great pressure.
2. an article made of this fabric.
3. any matted fabric or material, as of asbestos fibers or old paper, used for insulation and in construction.
4. a heavily fulled woven fabric of cotton or wool in which the weave is virtually indiscernible.
adj.
5. pertaining to or made of felt.
v.t.
6. to make into felt; press together.
7. to cover with or as if with felt.
v.i.
8. to become matted together.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English]

felt


Past participle: felted
Gerund: felting

Imperative
felt
felt
Present
I felt
you felt
he/she/it felts
we felt
you felt
they felt
Preterite
I felted
you felted
he/she/it felted
we felted
you felted
they felted
Present Continuous
I am felting
you are felting
he/she/it is felting
we are felting
you are felting
they are felting
Present Perfect
I have felted
you have felted
he/she/it has felted
we have felted
you have felted
they have felted
Past Continuous
I was felting
you were felting
he/she/it was felting
we were felting
you were felting
they were felting
Past Perfect
I had felted
you had felted
he/she/it had felted
we had felted
you had felted
they had felted
Future
I will felt
you will felt
he/she/it will felt
we will felt
you will felt
they will felt
Future Perfect
I will have felted
you will have felted
he/she/it will have felted
we will have felted
you will have felted
they will have felted
Future Continuous
I will be felting
you will be felting
he/she/it will be felting
we will be felting
you will be felting
they will be felting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been felting
you have been felting
he/she/it has been felting
we have been felting
you have been felting
they have been felting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been felting
you will have been felting
he/she/it will have been felting
we will have been felting
you will have been felting
they will have been felting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been felting
you had been felting
he/she/it had been felting
we had been felting
you had been felting
they had been felting
Conditional
I would felt
you would felt
he/she/it would felt
we would felt
you would felt
they would felt
Past Conditional
I would have felted
you would have felted
he/she/it would have felted
we would have felted
you would have felted
they would have felted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.felt - a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibersfelt - a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Verb1.felt - mat together and make felt-like; "felt the wool"
mat, entangle, snarl, tangle - twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"
2.felt - cover with felt; "felt a cap"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
3.felt - change texture so as to become matted and felt-likefelt - change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
Translations
لِبَّادلِبْد، ألْباد
plstplsťplstěný
filtfilt-
huopa
filc
flókaefni, filt
フェルト
펠트
filcs
viltvilten
filtfilthatt
plsťplstený
filtfilttyg
ผ้าขนสัตว์
nỉ

felt

2 [felt]
A. Nfieltro m
B. CPD felt hat Nsombrero m de fieltro

felt

[ˈfɛlt]
pt
pp of feel
nfeutre mfelt hat nfeutre m (chapeau)felt pen n (also felt-tip pen) → stylo-feutre m

felt

2
nFilz m ? roofing
adj attrFilz-; felt hatFilzhut m
vi (wool etc)(ver)filzen

felt

2 [fɛlt]
1. nfeltro
2. adjdi feltro
felt hat → cappello di feltro

felt2

(felt) noun, adjective
(of) a type of cloth made of wool that has been pressed together not woven. She bought a metre of felt to re-cover the card table (= table for playing cards on); a felt hat.

felt

لِبَّاد plsť filt Filz τσόχα fieltro huopa feutrine filc feltro フェルト 펠트 vilt filt filc feltro войлок filttyg ผ้าขนสัตว์ keçe nỉ

felt

pret & pp de feel
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