Translation of "fabric" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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fabricnoun

uk /ˈfæb.rɪk/ us /ˈfæb.rɪk/

fabric noun (CLOTH)

C1 [ C or U ] cloth or material for making clothes, covering furniture, etc.

布;织物
dress fabric 裙装衣料
seats upholstered in red fabric 罩有耐磨布料的座位
cotton fabrics 棉织物

More examples

  • Linen is a coarse-grained fabric.
  • The fibres are woven into fabric.
  • This fabric is similar to wool, only cheaper.
  • The designs are printed onto the fabric by hand.
  • She designs her own fabrics using woodblocks and stencils to create patterns on the material.

fabric noun (STRUCTURE)

the fabric of sth

C2 the structure or parts of something

(尤指社会或建筑物的)结构,构造
the fabric of society 社会结构
Unhappiness was woven into the natural fabric of people's lives. 苦恼忧愁原是人们日常生活的一部分。
We must invest in the fabric of our hospitals and start rebuilding them. 我们必须对医院建筑进行投资并开始改建工作。

(Translation of “fabric” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)