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Definition of the noun voile

What does voile mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: voiles

  1. a light semitransparent fabric
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: cloth / fabric / material / textile = artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

Alternative definition of the noun voile


  1. A light, translucent cotton fabric used for making curtains and dresses


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Voile is a soft, sheer fabric, usually made of 100% cotton or cotton blends including linen or polyester. The term comes from French, and means veil. Because of its light weight, the fabric is mostly used in soft furnishing. Full-length curtains in hot countries are made with voile and used as window treatments, mosquito nets etc. When used as curtain material, they are similar to net curtains.

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Google previewNight Thoughts (2012)

The Surreal Life of the Poet David Gascoyne by Robert Fraser

is benefiting from Debussy's own pun, since une voile is a veil, while un voile is a sail, and in the plural the word can mean either.The ambiguity is consonant with the slightly epicene air of the prose and the visualization (elsewhere Leon ...

Google previewInterior Textiles (2009)

Design and Developments by T Rowe

Voile is a slightly less transparent fabric made with highly twisted spun yarns used for sheer curtains ...

Google previewAmerican Stationer and Office Manager (1918)

Linen Voile is the finest linen-finished grade, and is made up in white and tints, in all the standard sizes. Linen Voile is put up in handsome gift boxes, that are self- covered, with embossed borders and hand-painted conventional decorations ...

Google previewTextiles (2016)

Business, Industry by CTI Reviews

Voile is a lightweight woven fabric, ...

Google previewBuffi's Dress Design: Sew 30 Fun Styles (2014)

Make It, Own It, Rock It by Buffi Jashanmal

Voile is a lightweight cotton fabric. It can be quite transparent, so make sure you add a lining to a dress made from this fabric. FABRIC CARE: Wash in a gentle cycle or hand-wash. GOOD FOR: Garden Goddess (see page 81), Sweetheart ...

Google previewGeyer's Stationer (1918)

Devoted to the Interests of the Stationery, Fancy Goods and Notion Trades

Linen Voile is the finest linen-finished grade, and is made up in white and tints, in all standard sizes. Linen Voile is put up in handsome gift boxes, that are self- covered, with embossed borders and hand-painted conventional decorations inside ...

Google previewSew in a Weekend - Curtains, Blinds & Valances (1998)

by Eaglemoss

Voile is a sheer fabric, usually made from 100 per cent cotton. It is widely available in plain white and cream, and white and cream printed with designs. Linen voile is also available and has a coarser, crunchier appearance. A more recent ...

Google previewThe Delineator (1919)

Voile is the best material to use for dresses which require quite a little of the drawn-work, because it is so easy to pull the threads in this material. Many of the new dresses are made with straight-edged skirts, tunics and panels, which are ...

Google previewThe Metropolitan Magazine (1834)

Voile is a favourite point, on nccount of a tavern which has the reputation of selling the besl orrietto that is any where to be drank — The orrietto is a light white wine, similar to champagne,, and dry : it is the soul of all parties, and ...

Google previewNew dictionary of technical terms, containing (1841)

Commercial or mercantile terms, in seven different languages. Judicial terms, in six different languages. Nautical terms, in six different languages...& by Karel Pieter ter Reehorst

grand voile, grand mât. écouets de la grand' voile. écout de la grand' voile, ...

Google previewAn Universal Dictionary of the Marine: Or, A Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms and Phrases Employed in the Construction, Equipment, Furniture, Machinery, Movements, and Military Operations of a Ship (1784)

by William Falconer

VOILE, a sail ; also a ship discovered at a distance. Avec les quatre corps des VoILEs ...

Google previewAn universal dictionary of the marine ... A new edition, corrected (1780)

by William FALCONER (Poet.)

VOILE, a fail ; also a fhip discovered at a distance. Avec les quatre corps des VoILEs, ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

viscose rayon / voile yarn dependent on the invention there of the cerntrifugal pot spinning method by Topham. See BAMBOO RAYON Steps in this process are: (1 ) cellulose from wood pulp or cotton linters is treated and made into paperlike ...

Google previewThe Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric, Sewing and Dress (2013)

by Mary Brooks Picken

voile (voil or F. vwāl; voyl or vwahl). Plain, fine, transparent or semitransparent fabric of cotton, silk, rayon, or wool. Cotton type of twoply, hard- twisted yarn, dainty and durable. Wool type of hard-twisted worsted yarn. All used ...

Google previewA New and Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1830)

Being, a Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms and Phrases Usually Employed in the Construction, Equipment, Machinery, Movements, and Military, as Well as Naval Operations of Ships: with Such Parts of Astronomy, and Navigation, as Will be Found Useful to Practical Navigators by William Falconer

VoILE hissée. A sail hoisted. La voILE de paille en cul. The driver or ring-tail. V# qui porte. A sail which draws, or a taught - 5 -- » - "IE • Solll . - Partics et# es d' une The # # #o VoILE au sec. A sail loosed to dry. - () ILE. The tablings of the sails, ...

Google previewFalconers Marine Dictionary (1780) (2012)

by William Falconer

VOILE, a sail; also a ship discovered at a distance. Ave: [or quatro carp: do: VOlLES, under then courses and top-sails. Fair: tauttr Vorus blaflsbl-V, to cruise as a pirate ; ...

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Scrabble value of V4O1I1L1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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