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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fab·ric /ˈfæbrɪk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fab·ric n.
 1. The structure of anything; the manner in which the parts of a thing are united; workmanship; texture; make; as cloth of a beautiful fabric.
 2. That which is fabricated; as: (a) Framework; structure; edifice; building.
 Anon out of the earth a fabric huge
 Rose like an exhalation.   --Milton.
 (b) Cloth of any kind that is woven or knit from fibers, whether vegetable, animal, or synthetic; manufactured cloth; as, silks or other fabrics; made of a fabric that is 50% cotton and 50% polyester.
 3. The act of constructing; construction. [R.]
    Tithe was received by the bishop, . . . for the fabric of the churches for the poor.   --Milman.
 4. Any system or structure consisting of connected parts; as, the fabric of the universe.
    The whole vast fabric of society.   --Macaulay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fab·ric, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fabricked p. pr. & vb. n. Fabricking.] To frame; to build; to construct. [Obs.] Fabric their mansions.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or
           crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in
           the curtains was light and semitraqnsparent"; "woven
           cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she
           measured off enough material for a dress" [syn: cloth,
            material, textile]
      2: the underlying structure; "restoring the framework of the
         bombed building"; "it is part of the fabric of society"
         [syn: framework]