flannelette


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flan·nel·ette

 (flăn′ə-lĕt′)
n.
A soft cotton fabric with a nap.

flannelette

(ˌflænəˈlɛt) or

flannelet

n
(Textiles) a cotton imitation of flannel
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flannelette - a cotton fabric imitating flannel
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"
winceyette - cotton flannelette with a nap on both sides
Translations

flannelette

[ˌflænəˈlet] Nfranela f de algodón

flannelette

n (Brit) → Baumwollflanell m; flannelette sheetBiberbetttuch nt

flannelette

[ˌflænəˈlɛt] nflanella di cotone
References in classic literature ?
The fat lady chased a V around among the samples of gros grain flannelette in her shopping bag till she cornered it, and gave up.
Tenders are invited for supply of items flannelette
They divided Killer Style into 16 short chapters housed within three distinctly memorable parts: 'Horrified Heads,' 'Miserable Middles' and 'Unlucky Legs.' Each one features lethal hazards, ranging from strangling scarves and factory collapses to flammable flannelette, treacherous tulle and distressed denim.
A listing reads: "Clothing made of artificial flannelette fabrics composed of trace elements such as protein, amino acids, fruit juice, magnesium, iron and calcium can be eaten to avoid starvation."
According to the paper, the Royal Engineers found an antidote to every kind of gas used, developing a so-called 'black veil' respirator, 'hypo-helmet' and flannelette helmet which had a chemical impregnation which, it was said, provided protection against phosgene.
I also love buying new bedding - especially flannelette - it feels so good!
"In those days quality Lancashire flannelette was selling at PS1 - 19 shillings and 11 pence a pair.
It was thus with some surprise that Sheila, still dressed in her pink flannelette nightie, received a phone call early the next morning from the producer of Break The Chain.
2 We just love how happy this guy looks with his flannelette pyjamas from Hawkins Gifts, which was published in 1966.
Christy dabs her eyes to dry her tears with the flannelette sheet as she pulls it up to her neck, tucking herself in tightly against the creeping chill of Hong Kong's winter.
Dave explained: "The Bonny Babies contest was always popular in the Leader but I discovered some years ago that there was one Bonny Baby winner who went from flannelette to fame.