(redirected from cambrics)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.


A finely woven white linen or cotton fabric.

[Obsolete Flemish kameryk, from Kameryk, Cambrai.]


(Textiles) a fine white linen or cotton fabric
[C16: from Flemish Kamerijk Cambrai]


(ˈkeɪm brɪk)

a thin, plain, usu. white cotton or linen fabric of fine close weave.
[1520–30; earlier cameryk, after Kameryk, Dutch name of Cambrai, France]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cambric - a finely woven white linencambric - a finely woven white linen    
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"


[ˈkeɪmbrɪk] Nbatista f


n (Tex) → Kambrik m, → Cambrai m, → Kammertuch nt
References in periodicals archive ?
Key fabrics are chambrays, cotton cambrics and dobbies, with white, coral and denim blue being key colours.
A number of state enterprises have been planned for privatization in the fiscal year of 2002, and they include PT Angkasa Pura I, PT Atmindo, PT Cambrics Primissima, PT Cipta Niaga, PT Danareksa, PT Industri Gelas, PT Intirub, PT Perkebunan Nusantara VIII, and PT Tambang Timah Tbk.
In the down department, Hollander Home Fashions is showing new colors in its Peachy throws, additional patterns in Peachy comforters and traditional cambrics in new thread counts.

Full browser ?