Definitions for "Cloth"
A large piece of scenic canvas that can be painted on. A backcloth hangs at the back of the stage and a frontcloth at the front.
see Backcloth
A piece of scenic canvas, painted or plain, that is flown or fixed to hang in a vertical position. A Backcloth hangs at the rear of a scene. A Floorcloth is a painted canvas sheet placed on the stage floor to mark out the acting area, or to achieve a particular effect. A Frontcloth hangs well downstage, often to hide a scene change taking place behind. Cut cloths have cut-away open areas and are normally used as a series, painted in perspective. A Star Cloth (usually black) has a large number of small low-voltage lamps sewn or pinned through it which gives a magical starry sky effect. (See also Fibre Optics). In the US, a cloth is known as a Drop (from backdrop). CLOVE HITCH
A fabric made of fibrous material (or sometimes of wire, as in wire cloth); commonly, a woven fabric of cotton, woolen, or linen, adapted to be made into garments; specifically, woolen fabrics, as distinguished from all others.
A type of woven filter septum made from natural or synthetic yarns.
A book bound in cloth.
A term used in the fur trade to refer to any type of woollen broadcloth, but most frequently used as a conventional abbreviation for list cloths. The term 'list' refers to the selvedge, which was treated in various ways to produce stripes and other distinctive characteristics. List cloths were most often blue, but also came in red and black. Red list cloth was frequently referred to as 'scarlet,' or less often as 'scarlet cloth'.
The dress; raiment. [Obs.] See Clothes.
The distinctive dress of any profession, especially of the clergy; hence, the clerical profession.
Polygonal or NURBS shapes that can be tessellated and draped over other objects. These shapes are used in Maya Cloth to simulate real-world cloth.
a better insulator and thus warmer when it has lower thermal conductivity