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sail·cloth

 (sāl′klôth′, -klŏth′)
n.
1. A heavy cotton canvas or strong synthetic fabric used for making sails or tents.
2. A lightweight cotton canvas used especially for clothing and upholstery.

sailcloth

(ˈseɪlˌklɒθ)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) any of various fabrics from which sails are made
2. (Textiles) a lighter cloth used for clothing, etc

sail•cloth

(ˈseɪlˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ)

n.
1. any of various fabrics, as of cotton, nylon, or Dacron, for boat sails or tents.
2. a lightweight canvas or canvaslike fabric used esp. for clothing and curtains.
[1175–1225]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sailcloth - a strong fabric (such as cotton canvas) used for making sails and tents
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"
Translations

sailcloth

[ˈseɪlklɒθ] Nlona f

sailcloth

[ˈseɪlˌklɒθ] ntela da vela
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Philander was placing the frail bones of the infant in a bit of sail cloth, he examined the skull minutely.
The cabby, after shooting his things off the roof of his machine into young Powell's arms, drove away leaving him alone with his sea-chest, a sail cloth bag and a few parcels on the pavement about his feet.
Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement of sail cloth for x-air
It will feature sail cloth "roofing" so it can be used in wet weather.
Acting on the advice he not only adjusted the direction of the sail cloth but also
They're made out of old sail cloth, which I collect from boats in Aberaeron harbour as well as the surrounding area," Esther explained.
One minute he can be focusing on the finishing aspects of sails, including stitching sail cloth and inserting brass eyelet grommets, and the next he'll be packaging up and sending the bespoke orders to his customers.
For instance, CWT covers weaving machines for agro-textiles and geotextiles, conveyor belts, sail cloth, cinema and theatre screens, filter fabrics, tarpaulins and so forth.
The project would see the demolition of the 19th Century canvas works, which produced sail cloth but which has been empty and deteriorating for years.
Doyle's next move, meanwhile, is to focus on finding cheaper ways of producing fibre-aligned sail cloth, to make laminated sails more accessible to the cruising and recreational sailing markets.
To make an already inventive product even cleverer, the company ships key rings and cufflinks in envelopes made of waste tea sack or scrap sail cloth.
But that is when disaster struck as the clew exploded ripping the sail cloth while they were trimming their spinnaker.