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voile

 (voil)
n.
A light, plain-weave, sheer fabric of cotton, rayon, silk, or wool used especially for making dresses and curtains.

[French, from Old French veile, veil, from Latin vēla, neuter pl. of vēlum, covering.]

voile

(vɔɪl; French vwal)
n
(Textiles) a light semitransparent fabric of silk, rayon, cotton, etc, used for dresses, scarves, shirts, etc
[C19: from French: veil]

voile

(vɔɪl)

n.
a lightweight, semisheer fabric of wool, silk, rayon, or cotton constructed in plain weave.
[1885–90; < French; Anglo-French veile veil]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.voile - a light semitransparent fabric
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"
Translations

voile

[vɔɪl] Ngasa f

voile

[ˈvɔɪl] nvoile m (tissu)

voile

nVoile m, → Schleierstoff m

voile

[vɔɪl] nvoile m
References in classic literature ?
She wore a plain dress of cheap, cream-tinted cotton voile, with the usual girdle of crimson.
Mais oui, mademoiselle: voile cinq ou six heures que nous n'avons pas mange.
I've used soft, floaty voile curtains to disguise shelving unit.
tre de hauteur, a A tA@ son voile blanc et l'a nouA@ autour d'un long bActon qu'elle s'est mise A agiter, les cheveux au vent, durant quelques instants pour attirer l'attention des passants.
Ce jeudi, le ciel est partiellement voile a parfois nuageux avec pluies faibles sur le sud et localement le nord et le centre.
Cette base nautique, dont les travaux ont ete lances en 2015 et ont necessite un investissement public de 54 millions DA, sera un centre de developpement des activites sportives de la planche a voile, la voile legere, la plongee marine, la peche sportive ainsi que d'autres sports nautiques et leur vulgarisation aupres des amateurs et des jeunes de la region, a-t-il affirme.
The team have not finished out of the top-five at any regatta this season and will go into the high-profile Tour de France a la Voile confident they can match the best in the highly competitive fleet of super-fast trimarans.
A plain wooden wreath (painted white if necessary) Green and white acrylic paint Assortment of cream/white artificial flowers Glue gun Wide green voile ribbon From Blog.
SATT 2016 will see the return of Dutch team TU Delft Challenge, Swiss outfit Bienne Voile and Team Averda, while Team Mangold will make its debut in the region's unpredictable waters.
3 million voile vaccine of Interferon Injection for the treatment of Hepatitis C as around 50,000 voile vaccine of interferon injection were distributed twenty nine district headquarter hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Dans une sequence video diffusee sur internet, Abou Bakr Al-Baghdadi, auto-proclame Calife' et chef des musulmans ' a fortement critique l'interdiction du voile integral en Tunisie, et la recente juridiction europeenne portant sur l'interdiction du voile integral en France.
High Point Market brought the launch of BrylaneHome Studio, the brand's collection of home textiles which included this window treatment in voile and cotton canvas.