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A lightweight knit fabric, often of nylon, used especially for underwear.

[French, from tricoter, to knit, from Old French, to beat, run, from tricote, short thick stick, diminutive of estrique, trique, stick for leveling measures of grain, from estriquier, to strike off, of Germanic origin; see streig- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈtrɪkəʊ; ˈtriː-)
1. (Textiles) a thin rayon or nylon fabric knitted or resembling knitting, used for dresses, etc
2. (Textiles) a type of ribbed dress fabric
[C19: from French, from tricoter to knit, of unknown origin]


(ˈtri koʊ)

1. a warp-knit fabric of various natural or synthetic fibers, as silk or nylon, having fine vertical ribs on the face and horizontal ribs on the back, used esp. for garments.
2. a woolen or worsted fabric with horizontal or vertical ribbing.
[1870–75; < French: knitting, knitted fabric, sweater, derivative of tricoter to knit, Middle French (of uncertain orig.)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tricot - a knitted fabric or one resembling knittingtricot - a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting
knit - a fabric made by knitting


n (Tex) → Trikot m
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Let the reader imagine in fact, on the rich seat of Cordova leather, two crooked knees, two thin thighs, poorly clad in black worsted tricot, a body enveloped in a cloak of fustian, with fur trimming of which more leather than hair was visible; lastly, to crown all, a greasy old hat of the worst sort of black cloth, bordered with a circular string of leaden figures.
As for the liner materials that stick to the ceiling surface of the interior, needlepunch is more commonly used than tricot fabrics.
Contract notice: Framework contract for the supply of durable tricot garments produced with respect to the ilo conditions.
For the Warp Knitting Business Unit KARL MAYER will be showing its successful duo belonging to the tricot segment: the HKS 3-M as another representative of the fourth generation of high-performance tricot machines, and the HKS 4-M EL, the high-speed machine that sets new standards in terms of patterning possibilities and productivity.
The system is composed of heavily brushed 200-gram Tricot bonded by a waterproof and breathable mid-layer to a thick 260-gram Berber fleece.
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The lower portion of the harness is made of soft, quiet, water-resistant tricot "smart" fabrics and features two zippered security pockets, two hand-warmer pockets and two deep-well pockets that provide plenty of storage space.
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Combat Backpack: This pack, with a load capacity of 35 liters, offers two large main compartments, side entry, 17” laptop compartment, tricot lined sunglass and audio pocket, side entry passport stash pocket, and ergonomic and padded straps and panels for enhanced comfort.
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