Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


A piece of firm fabric or other material inserted between and usually sewn or fused to the layers of a garment to thicken or stiffen it.


1. (Knitting & Sewing) a piece of fabric sewn beneath the facing of a garment, usually at the inside of the neck, armholes, etc, to give shape and firmness
2. (Clothing & Fashion) another name for interlining


(ˈɪn tərˌfeɪ sɪŋ)

a material used between the facing and outer fabric of a garment to give support and shape.


[ˈɪntəfeɪsɪŋ] N (= interconnection) → interconexión f (Sew) → entretela f


n (Sew) → Einlage f
References in periodicals archive ?
According to Entin, the foundation for interfacing IBS system data with third-party products like DYNA was set in place when the firm introduced its Windows Data Base in 1998.
The author discusses the benefits which improved interfacing deliver to the main value-chain players - operators, manufactures and end users - and profile the various technology vendors providing innovative interface solutions for mobile phones.
The XC2VP30 connects to two daughter-site connectors that can be used directly for external interfacing.
MONTREAL -- Interfacing, a leading provider of collaborative business process management (BPM) and knowledge solutions, today announced the availability of Charter Standard Edition, a Microsoft Office Visio Add-On, and the latest version of its award-winning BPM software.

Full browser ?