fabric
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fabric(
fah
-
brihk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. la tela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I prefer to wear linen in the summer because it's a breathable fabric.Prefiero llevar lino en verano porque es una tela transpirable.
b. el tejido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I like design of the suit, but the fabric is too thick.Me gusta el diseño del traje, pero el tejido es demasiado grueso.
c. el género
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We've acquired new cotton fabrics for the upcoming season.Hemos comprado nuevos géneros de algodón para la temporada venidera.
2. (composition of)
a. la estructura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These people live here, but they don't understand the fabric of our society.Esta gente vive aquí, pero no entiende la estructura de nuestra sociedad.
3. (architecture)
a. la estructura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fabric of the building is such that you can enter the sanctuary from four different directions.La estructura del edificio es tal que se puede entrar al santuario desde cuatro direcciones diferentes.
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fabric
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cloth)
a. el tejido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a.
the fabric of societyel tejido social
fabric conditionersuavizante (para la ropa)
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fabric [ˈfæbrɪk]
noun
1 (cloth) tela (f); tejido (m); (gen) (textiles) tejidos (m)
2 (Archit) estructura (f)
the upkeep of the fabric el mantenimiento (estructural) de los edificios
3
the fabric of society el tejido social; la estructura de la sociedad; the fabric of Church and State los fundamentos de la Iglesia y del Estado
modifier
fabric conditioner fabric softener (n) suavizante (m)
fabric ribbon (n) (for typewriter) cinta (f) de tela
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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synthetic fabric
tejido sintético
fabric softener
el suavizante
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