Textile Dictionary



The word ‘dictionary’ refers to a book containing an alphabetical list of words, with information given for each word, usually including meaning, pronunciation, and etymology or it may be a book which is comprised of the words of a language with translations into another language or it can also be a book listing words or other linguistic items in a particular category or subject with specialized information about them.

Originally dictionaries were mainly available in printed versions like books but with the technological development the online versions of dictionaries have also become very popular to the users. The online dictionaries are not only cost effective but they are also more easily accessible and user friendly.

Textile Dictionary refers to the dictionary which deals with textile and textile related words and terminologies as well as information on various aspects of textile. Few Textile

Dictionaries are mentioned below.

  • All Fiber Arts is an online glossary of textile terms and it comprises of over 1000 pages of information on textile patterns, resources and instructions for weaving, spinning, dyeing, knitting, crochet, felting, papermaking, needlepoint, sewing, and other textile crafts.
  • Textiles Rooms aimed at being useful to the textile professionals from all over the world offers a virtual site where anybody can easily access and exchange textile information free of cost. It is categorized into three divisions comprising of technical, commercial and general.
  • Provides an online textile dictionary which is a resource of information on textile.
  • ELSEVIER’S TEXTILE DICTIONARY is available in English, Italian, French and Spanish and this dictionary covers information on textile machinery and equipment; textile fibers and goods; textile operations and processes; textile chemicals and tests; sewing, knitting and embroidery; making-up, fashion and accessories; colors and patterns; business and trade.
    Utility of Textile Dictionary
  • Access to vast range of information
  • Easy up gradation of personal knowledge
  • Enhancing professional accuracy
  • Exchange of opinion and information through some of the online dictionary sites
  • Clarification of doubts and confusions leading to better productivity.