el tejido
-the fabric
See the entry for tejido.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (textile)
a. fabric
Mi abuela se puso mi suéter rosado y el tejido se estiró.My grandma wore my pink sweater and the fabric stretched.
b. material
Usamos solamente los tejidos más suaves para nuestra ropa infantil.We use only the softest materials for our baby clothes.
2. (anatomy)
a. tissue
Un estudio nuevo demuestra que los cigarros electrónicos dañan el tejido pulmonar.A new study demonstrates that electronic cigarettes damage lung tissue.
3. (weaving)
a. texture
El tejido de esta tela es muy suave.The texture of this cloth is really soft.
b. weave
El vestido tiene un tejido elegante y novedoso.The dress has an elegant and novel weave.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tela)
a. fabric, material
2. (industrial)
a. textile
el tejido socialthe fabric of society
3. (anatomy)
a. tissue
tejido adiposofatty tissue
tejido blandosoft tissue
4. (labor de lana)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. knitting
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1 (tela) fabric; material
el tejido social the social fabric
tejido de punto knitting; knitted fabric
2 (trama) weave; (textura) texture
un tejido de intrigas a web of intrigue
3 (Anatomía) tissue
tejido conjuntivo connective tissue
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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