Definition of Felting

1. n. The material of which felt is made; also, felted cloth; also, the process by which it is made.



Definition of Felting

1. Verb. (present participle of felt) ¹

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Definition of Felting

1. felted material [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Felting

felt fern
felt fungus
felt grain
felt hat
felt ten feet tall
felt tip
felt tips
felt up
felted
felter
feltered
feltering
felters
feltier
feltiest
felting (current term)
feltings
feltlike
feltness
felts
feltwork
feltworks
felty
felucca
feluccas
felvizumab
felwort
felworts
felypressin

Literary usage of Felting

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1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1854)
"WOOL felting. It is in the fulling, or felting of woolen fabrics that that ... Unless the wool possesses naturally a felting quality, no beating will ever ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, William Ripley Nichols, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1854)
"WOOL felting. It is in the fulling, or felting of woolen fabrics that that ... Unless the wool possesses naturally a felting quality, no beating will ever ..."

3. Textiles: A Handbook for the Student and the Consumer by Mary Schenck Woolman, Ellen Beers Mcgowan (1920)
"felting of Wool. — From the laundry standpoint the most striking characteristic of wool fibers is their power of felting. The epidermal scales of the fibers ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"This matting or felting of the fibres of hair and wool results from their ... When the hair has a natural tendency to curl, the felting is still more ..."

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