- airplane cloth
or airplane fabric
1. : a cotton or linen fabric of firm plain weave doped for use on airplane parts2. : a shirting fabric resembling airplane cloth
* * *1. a strong cotton cloth of plain weave treated with dope and formerly used as a covering for the wings and fuselages of airplanes.2. a similar, lighter-weight fabric for shirts and pajamas.
* * *airplane cloth,U.S.1. a plain, tightly woven, sturdy cotton fabric used as a luggage covering and in some garments.2. a similar linen fabric used to cover the frames of older airplanes.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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