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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.]
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(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]
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(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.)]
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Noun1.tricot - a knitted fabric or one resembling knittingtricot - a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting
knit - a fabric made by knitting
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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.
Tricot has joined the Myeloma Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
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The pack is constructed of durable and quiet tricot with 600denier polyester Oxford, has a channeled back pattern that lets air circulate and the shoulder straps and hip belt are padded.
The Avalanche is constructed with a tricot fleece lining, waterproof/breathable membrane, and outer nylon shell with leather palm.
PNUMA * The Selkirk Endurance hunting jacket is made from super-micro brushed tricot, so it's both warm and quiet.
The company has invested in high-speed tricot machines, double-bar and jacquard raschel machines as well as warping machines.
Apres les deux interventions ci-dessus faites au nom du C.S.E.F.R.S., ce fut au tour du Professeur Henri Tricot, chercheur a l'Universite de Toulouse-Jean Jaures de prendre la parole et d'aborder le theme de l'innovation en pedagogie en tant que bon moyen pour enseigner plus efficacement.
Prior to that, he was CEO and group CEO of Gina Tricot and Lindex.
MANAMA: Artisan Chic design house, World Tricot, made its GCC debut at Interiors Expo 2018.
As for the liner materials that stick to the ceiling surface of the interior, needlepunch is more commonly used than tricot fabrics.