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Meaning of "faille" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FAILLE

From French: head covering, hence, fabric used for this, of obscure origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FAILLE

faille  [feɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FAILLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Faille is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FAILLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of faille in the English dictionary

The definition of faille in the dictionary is a soft light ribbed fabric of silk, rayon, or taffeta.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FAILLE


ale
eɪl
cocktail
ˈkɒkˌteɪl
dale
deɪl
detail
ˈdiːteɪl
e-mail
ˈiːmeɪl
fail
feɪl
female
ˈfiːmeɪl
mail
meɪl
male
meɪl
nail
neɪl
retail
ˈriːteɪl
sale
seɪl
scale
skeɪl
tail
teɪl
tale
teɪl
thumbnail
ˈθʌmˌneɪl
trail
treɪl
travail
ˈtræveɪl
vale
veɪl
wholesale
ˈhəʊlˌseɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FAILLE

faik
fail
fail-safe
failed
failed state
failing
failure
fain
faineance
faineancy
faineantise
fainites
fainly
fainness
fains
faint
faint-hearted
faint-ruled paper
fainter
faintheartedly

WORDS THAT END LIKE FAILLE

Braille
caille
canaille
famille
fille
grille
grisaille
Huntsville
Jacksonville
Knoxville
Lille
Louisville
marseille
mitraille
Nashville
rascaille
rocaille
taille
tenaille
trouvaille

Synonyms and antonyms of faille in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «faille» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FAILLE

Find out the translation of faille to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of faille from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «faille» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

罗缎
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

faille
570 millions of speakers

English

faille
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

faille
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

faille
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фай
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

faille
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

faille
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gagal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

faille
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ファイユ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

파유
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gagal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người thi rớt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

faille
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अयशस्वी होणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

faille
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

faille
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

faille
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фай
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

faille
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

faille
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Faille
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Faille
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

faille
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of faille

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FAILLE»

The term «faille» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.260 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FAILLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about faille

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FAILLE»

Discover the use of faille in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to faille and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Trading Places: The Netherlandish Merchants in Early Modern ...
Jan della Faille's grandson Jan-Karel took over from De Wale in 1592.13 With Maarten della Faille at the helm in the 1580s, substantial changes were made to the activities of the firm, which now also became active in maritime commerce with ...
Maartje Van Gelder, 2009
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Sylvia's Home Journal: For Home Reading and Home Use, of ...
Costume of loutre faille and broche', with loutre ground and chaudron palms, front and back view. Skirt of faille, with broad band of brochd, under which is a niching of faille round the bottom. Tunic of faille. Down the front is a small tablier of ...
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le follet, journal du grand monde
The hack of the skirt has three vertical folds, the middle one double the width of the other two, and trimmed with a plaiting of faille down the centre. The skirt is fastened at the waist by three wide folds across the back. Polonaise of figured ...
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The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles
failine / false sisal hemp ∞failine A woolen serge made in Burgundy, France, during the 18th century. Uses: curtains and draperies. faille [fyle] A flat-ribbed fabric with a light luster, made with heavier yarns in the filling and high count warp in a ...
‎2013
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A Real Van Gogh: How the Art World Struggles with Truth
24 Mitteilung De la Faille, 10 April 1932. RKD. Doos Van Gogh Knipsels Tentoonstelling Nederland tot 1952. 25 Feilchenfeldt 1989, 294. Otto Wacker told the court on 14 April 1932 that Haystacks (F 736) would be sent back to the Russian.
Henk Tromp, 2010
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The Coal Resources of the World: An Inquiry Made Upon the ...
ment de la faille. C'est que celle-ci est assez redressée aux affleurements (un peu plus de 20°), s'aplatit progressivement en profondeur, si bien qu'au sondage n° 12, elle est horizontale, sinon inclinée vers le Nord. Jusqu'où s'étendra la zone  ...
William McInnes, Donaldson Bogart Dowling, W. W. Leach, 1913
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The Young Englishwoman
The tunic is composed in front of alternate bands of faille and cloth. It is fastened down obliquely across the front with small brandebourgs placed very closely together, and finished with passementerie buttons. Corsage of havanah faille.
BEETON, 1875
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Histoire Structurale Des Bassins Méditerranéens
En effet, dans le réseau de failles postérieures aux nappes, on remarque à côté des failles à disposition de faille normale, d'autres à disposition de faille inverse. Les mesures microtectoniques, si elles indiquent qu'environ trois quart des ...
Bernard Biju-Duval, L. Montadert, 1977
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Frank Leslie's Lady's Magazine
The princess dress has something too héglfyé about itI unless, indeed, the buttons are replaced by invisible hooks, covered with the other in front, and is longer at the back and draped up with a bow of buff faille. We have also noticed some ...
10
Elsevier's Dictionary of Geography: in English, Russian, ...
... versant 2066 hydrographique 2067 extinction des espéces 2074 extinction des vagues 6718 extraction 3874 extraction minière ouverte 4272 extrait du sol 5605 extrêmes absolus 15 extrusion 2082 exutoire 2892 facette de faille 2085 faciès ...
Vladimir Kotlyakov, Anna Komarova, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FAILLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term faille is used in the context of the following news items.
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He went to kiss her. Missed. 'Try again,' she said.
Sophie wore a cap-sleeve dress with a satin grosgrain-ribbon belt, and a white faille coat adorned with little bows. THE RECEPTION: They ... «The News Journal, Jul 15»
2
How to Get Away With Wearing Sandals At Work This Summer
Madison Harding Natalie Mule, $142; Elizabeth and James Trenton Printed Silk Crepe de Chine Culottes, $325; Tibi Silk Faille Cropped Top, ... «E! Online, Jul 15»
3
Haute Couture Fall 2015: Jean Paul Gaultier's Breton Celebration
... those cute riffs on the iconic marinière stripes, no longer confined to sweaters but finding their way onto sheer pantyhose, silk faille jumpsuits, ... «BLOUIN ARTINFO, Jul 15»
4
Komets talking with Avs this week
The players who have received qualifying offers from the Komets include: Eric Faille, Matthew Pistilli, Shawn Szydlowski, Brett Perlini, Drew ... «Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Jul 15»
5
Haute Couture Fall 2015: Chanel's Private Circle of High Rollers
... over a tulle skirt; sparkly organza layers were cross-woven one over the other; and silk faille was gathered over crystal-embroidered chiffon. «BLOUIN ARTINFO, Jul 15»
6
Vanessa Paradis et Lily-Rose: un podium mère-fille chez Chanel
Pas de grande prise de risque mais une efficacité sans faille. > Découvrez les photos du défilé Chanel dans le diaporama ci-dessus. «Gala, Jul 15»
7
Emilia Clarke's 'Terminator Genisys' Premiere Dress: Rocks Red Hot …
Emilia opted for Dior on this occasion and her red silk faille frock featured thick straps, as the form-fitting bodice hugged her frame like a glove ... «Hollywood Life, Jul 15»
8
Paris couture: Schiaparelli's triumphant display of organza, satin and …
There were eccentric touches, such as a picture of Elsa's face on a fur skirt and a strapless gown made of silk faille and organza painted with ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
9
Pleurnicher avec Aoun
Cette absence de parrain extérieur restera hélas une faille majeure pour les chrétiens tant que le contexte libanais actuel perdurera. «L'Orient-Le Jour, Jul 15»
10
Bouchra Jarrar interview: The French designer breathing new life …
... with duchesse satin bandeaux and delicate pleated silk tulle skirts mounted onto elongated silk faille foundations – a bit like couture Spanx ... «The Independent, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Faille [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/faille>. Jul 2019 ».
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