Fabric vs Moquette - What's the difference?

fabric | moquette |


As nouns the difference between fabric and moquette

is that fabric is (originally|construction) structure, building while moquette is a kind of fabric with a thick pile used for carpeting or to upholster seating etc; also an article covered in such material.

fabric

English

Alternative forms

* fabrick (obsolete)

Noun

(wikipedia fabric)
  • (archaic) structure, building
  • * Milton
  • Anon out of the earth a fabric huge / Rose like an exhalation.
  • (archaic) The act of constructing; construction; fabrication.
  • * Milman
  • Tithe was received by the bishop for the fabric of the churches for the poor.
  • (archaic) The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make.
  • cloth of a beautiful fabric
  • The framework underlying a structure
  • the fabric of our lives
    the fabric of the universe
  • A material made of fibers, a textile or cloth.
  • cotton fabric
  • (petrology) The appearance of crystalline grains in a rock
  • (computing) Interconnected nodes that look like a textile 'fabric' when viewed collectively from a distance
  • The internet is a fabric of computers connected by routers

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    moquette

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A kind of fabric with a thick pile used for carpeting or to upholster seating etc.; also an article covered in such material.
  • * 1974 , (Lawrence Durrell), Monsieur , Faber & Faber 1992, p. 178:
  • A winter of walking about in the rain down snowlit streets; overheated hotel-rooms with the smell of furry moquette [...].
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