Translation of fabric in Spanish:

fabric

tela, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈfæbrɪk//ˈfabrɪk/

noun

  • 1

    (textile)
    tela feminine
    tejido masculine
    género masculine
    the walls were covered in fabric las paredes estaban tapizadas de tela / estaban enteladas
    • Tightly woven fabrics will provide the best protection from the sun.
    • The use of fabrics such as Thai silk, fur and stretch cotton brings diversity to the texture.
    • Like most of the others, he wore extravagant clothes made from the finest eastern silks and fabrics.
    • Gradually cotton gave way to silk and weavers branched out to textiles and fabrics as well.
    • Large checks, iridescent fabrics and decadent velvet are all worn with attitude.
    • Too many contrasting textiles and fighting fabrics will give you feelings of disorder and anxiety.
    • These narrow braids could also be woven on a small vertical loom similar to those used for weaving wider fabrics.
    • When people think of Turkey and shopping, they tend to think of rugs, kelims and other fabrics.
    • He gets his fabrics from the district or from Durban, a major fabric manufacturing centre.
    • Instead, she has been playing around with contrasting fabrics, mixing heavy wool with silk crêpes.
    • Silk fabrics were not, like cotton cloth, the normal wear of the labouring classes.
    • Apart from painting, he also designed carpets and fabrics, which were woven by his wife.
    • Try to avoid polyester and other man-made fabrics, as they do not allow your skin to breathe.
    • This is where a line of fabrics are reprinted on cheaper fabric to achieve a lower price.
    • The mill was packed with football shirts, fabrics and yarns ready to be sent across the world.
    • Shoes are available in many styles in fabrics which can be custom dyed to match the gown.
    • I love the feel of natural fabrics; linen and silk are more lively and natural as well.
    • The heavier fabrics do hold in some heat and are best used in the early spring or late fall.
    • The rest of the tent was an elaborate mess of silk fabrics, elegant furs, and expensive treasures.
    • Lovely silk brocades and other fine fabrics are woven, dyed and embroidered here.
  • 2

    • 2.1(of building)

      estructura feminine
      the upkeep of the fabric of the church el mantenimiento de la iglesia
      • The one-off grant was only available to be spent on the fabric of the building and on equipment, and could not fund medical or nurse staffing.
      • The fabric of the buildings at the prison still gives the board cause for concern.
      • Corridors funnel deep into the fabric of the building, like the alleyways of a Mediterranean town.
      • The listing of the 45 ft former windmill is intended to protect the entire fabric of the building inside and out.
      • It also grants permission to restore the original building fabric of the railway station.
      • The rich, blue fabric of the walls makes a good foil for the drawings and prints which we are told will be its main exhibits.
      • We should be looking after the fabric of our church buildings as part of our national heritage.
      • The fabric of the building must have suffered greatly from the recent extremes of weather.
      • It is possible to envisage situations where advertisements could be incorporated into the fabric of a building.
      • Damage to the internal fabric of the building was widespread.
      • In recent years the fabric of the building began to show signs of decay and in 1997 work began in earnest to rectify the damage.
      • The condition of the building fabric and surrounding fencing and yard is poor.
      • The complex is badly in need of investment, not only to maintain the fabric of the buildings itself but also to raise the profile of the local community.
      • From a distance, the pub has an air of faded charm and elegance, but closer inspection reveals the fabric of the building is in need of restoration.
      • Time is truly catching up with the fabric of the building.
      • Wet rot in the attic and upper floors is eating into the timber, plaster and fabric of the building and causing part of the roof to collapse.
      • Bradford Council says that it cannot afford to do the necessary repairs to the building and its fabric but surely it has spare cash.
      • Schools throughout Cumbria had to be closed after sustaining damage to building fabric.
      • The building fabric itself is elaborated through sustainable design considerations.
      • This included a complete gutting of the material fabric inside the building.

    • 2.2(of society)

      estructura feminine
      • Vast inequality and poverty could strain the social fabric of our society.
      • It holds true that culture makes up the fabric of any society from which people draw their individual and cultural identity.
      • The fabric that binds society is delicate and needs careful handling.
      • Zuma said something was clearly wrong within the moral fabric of society, and this required urgent action.
      • In fact, consumerism has spread like an epidemic, corroding the civic fabric of our society.
      • We believe that to be silent about the truth damages the very fabric of our society.
      • Instead he began to explore the social and cultural fabric of precolonial African societies.
      • I had thought it was the moral fabric of society decaying, but it seems it wasn't.
      • Drugs have been destroying our youth for decades and they also tear into the very fabric of our society.
      • How can we be vigilant if the very fabric of our society is put at risk in this manner?
      • The answer has to lie in improving the economic, financial, and social fabric of our society.
      • It is time to say enough is enough before the unique fabric of this multicultural society is destroyed by the enemies within.
      • Older persons can contribute to the future and fabric of society.
      • Touching on the topic of corruption, Arnold defined it as a cancer which eats into the very fabric of society.
      • There is a lack of manners, a lack of courtesy nowadays, and you don't have to be Einstein to work out that the very fabric of society seems to be crumbling.
      • We are already beginning to see how these profound demographic shifts are ripping the very fabric of societies.
      • Instead of rights being secure within the very fabric of society, they were perilously superficial.
      • The fabric of any society begins with the individual, her sense of empowerment, her belief in her own agency.
      • He made a huge contribution to the social fabric of society in West Kerry and his unexpected death was a huge shock to the whole peninsula.
      • Aids has devastated the social and economic fabric of African societies and made orphans of a whole generation of children.