piece of material

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Noun1.piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
bib - top part of an apron; covering the chest
chamois cloth - a piece of chamois used for washing windows or cars
dishcloth, dishrag - a cloth for washing dishes
drop cloth - a large piece of cloth laid over the floor or furniture while a room is being painted
dustcloth, dustrag, duster - a piece of cloth used for dusting
dust sheet, dust cover - a large piece of cloth used to cover furniture that is not in use for a long period
oddment, remnant, remainder, end - a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
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"
gore, panel - a piece of cloth that is generally triangular or tapering; used in making garments or umbrellas or sails
ground cloth, groundsheet - a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
guimpe - a piece of starched cloth covering the shoulders of a nun's habit
gusset, inset - a piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment
handkerchief, hankey, hankie, hanky - a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
lining, liner - a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
longyi, lungi, lungyi - a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
patch - a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole
piece - a separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence"
placket - a piece of cloth sewn under an opening
rag, tag end, tatter, shred, tag - a small piece of cloth or paper
sail, canvass, canvas, sheet - a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
swatch - a sample piece of cloth
towel - a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
train - piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor; "the bride's train was carried by her two young nephews"
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"That will do." And sitting still, with his hat pushed off his forehead, he thought that it was just like Heat's confounded cheek to carry off quietly the only piece of material evidence.
Woven basket bags are made of woven fabrics and the process of weaving involves joining individual threads together to make a single piece of material.
Also on display are a small piece of material from the table used in the Last Supper, a replica of the Holy Grail of Valencia in Spain, small stones from the 14 Stations of the Cross, and a small bottle of pure nard, the biblical perfume that Mary poured on Jesus' feet as dinner was being hosted in His honor at Lazarus' house in Bethany.
The method, shown at the 2015 Nuremberg Sensor+Test Fair, involves producing sensors from a single piece of material - a totally different approach.
Oregon Aviation Historical Society - Seeks volunteers to read through files, archives and library materials and create a list of search terms for each piece of material. Those interested in local history or aviation or like reading about interesting people are urged to apply.
Pambra's said it created and sells the tummy liner, a cottonbased piece of material that is worn under the lower belly fold of obese people to keep the skin dry and preventing chaffing.
In another, the actress has swapped the jacket for a lacy sheer piece of material, which covers precisely nothing.
Remember when you start your next piece of material for the next line to weave the opposite from the first line, under and over.
The girl, who was wrapped in a piece of material, was spotted at 11.15pm after a passer-by heard her crying.
When I start working on a piece of material I get very excited about the potential of doing something that hasn't been seen before, that I haven't done before."
The label was printed in just over 2 minutes on a Xeikon 3300 on a single piece of material without any stitching of the barcode image.