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