Translation of tela in English:

tela

material, n.

feminine noun

  • 1

    Textiles
    (material) material
    (material) fabric
    (material) cloth
    (trozo) piece of material
    (trozo) piece of fabric
    (trozo) piece of cloth
    tela de lana wool
    • tela de algodón cotton fabric
    • tela sintética man-made / synthetic material
    • tela lisa/estampada plain/patterned material / fabric
    • compré una tela de algodón para hacerme una falda I bought some cotton material / fabric to make myself a skirt
    • ¿es de tela o de cuero? is it made out of fabric or leather?
    • se necesitan 12 metros de tela you need 12 meters of fabric / material / cloth
    • estaba cubierta con una tela blanca it was covered with a white cloth
    • un libro encuadernado en tela a clothbound book
    • allí hay (mucha) tela de donde / para cortar there's plenty that could be said about that
    • poner algo en tela de juicio to question sth
    • tener tela (marinera)
    • vamos a tener tela para rato we're going to have a lot of work on our hands
    • este asunto tiene tela (marinera) this is a very tricky matter / business
    • estos niños tienen tela these kids are a real handful
  • 2

    Art
    (cuadro)
    canvas
    painting
  • 3

    (membrana)
    skin
    film
  • 4Spain informal

    (dinero)
    money
    cash informal