interfacing
noun Date: 1942 fabric sewn between the facing and the outside of a garment (as in a collar or cuff) for stiffening and shape retention

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  • Interfacing — is a textile used on the unseen or wrong side of fabrics to make an area of a garment more rigid.Interfacings can be used to: *stiffen or add body to fabric, such as the interfacing used in shirt collars *strengthen a certain area of the fabric,… …   Wikipedia

  • interfacing — /in teuhr fay sing/, n. a woven or nonwoven material used between the facing and outer fabric of a garment, as in the collar and lapels of a jacket, to add body and give support and shape to the garment. [INTER + FACING] * * * …   Universalium

  • interfacing — noun A layer of fabric inserted between other layers of a garment to provide stiffening …   Wiktionary

  • interfacing — n communicating or getting on well. A piece of jargon from the world of comput ing, transposed by yuppies and others into a humorous (or straightforward) syn onym for communicating (with) or relat ing to others …   Contemporary slang

  • interfacing — n. surface which is a common boundary between two bodies; equipment or programs which enable two different systems or programs to communicate (Computers, Electronics) v. bring into an interface; act as an interface; connect, coordinate, cooperate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • interfacing — noun an extra layer of material or an adhesive stiffener that is applied to the facing of a garment to add support …   English new terms dictionary

  • interfacing — in·ter·facing …   English syllables

  • interfacing — UK [ˈɪntə(r)ˌfeɪsɪŋ] / US [ˈɪntərˌfeɪsɪŋ] noun [uncountable] computing equipment or software that allows two computers or programs to interface …   English dictionary

  • interfacing — in•ter•fac•ing [[t]ˈɪn tərˌfeɪ sɪŋ[/t]] n. clo a material used between the facing and outer fabric of a garment to give support and shape …   From formal English to slang

  • interfacing — /ˈɪntəfeɪsɪŋ/ (say intuhfaysing) noun fabric placed between outer material and facing to give body …   Australian English dictionary

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