English version

the fabric of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe fabric of somethingthe fabric of somethingTBBthe fabric of a building is its basic structure, including walls and the roof the need to preserve the fabric of the church fabric
Examples from the Corpus
the fabric of somethingShe was bloodless and the bones of her face had risen up against the fabric of her skin.For more than 50 years Oxfam has been trying to improve the fabric of society in some of the world's poorest regions.This is an example of a necessity in the fabric of space, typical of the necessities which govern motion.People would have grabbed door handles to get out and been sucked into the fabric of the door.Transnational corporations have moved increasingly toward growth strategies that weave information technologies into the fabric of everyday work.They pierced the fabric of our universe; like a gunshot that ripped open the whole of space and time.Below her waist, the fabric of her smock filled with the black clots of her hemorrhage.
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