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Definition 1: a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers - [noun denoting artifact]

(felt is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

Definition 2: change texture so as to become matted and felt-like - [verb of change]

Samples where felt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The fabric felted up after several washes

Synonyms for felt in the sense of this definition

(felt is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 3: cover with felt - [verb of contact]

Samples where felt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • felt a cap

(felt is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

Definition 4: mat together and make felt-like - [verb of contact]

Samples where felt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • felt the wool

(felt is a kind of ...) twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

"The child entangled the cord"

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