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Fabric: noun - construction or design of a building, an animal's body, a vehicle, etc.; a building in which work or manufacture is carried on, a factory; a frame, basic structure of a building; type of construction or formation, texture; manufactured textile, woven, knitted, or felted material; a material made of chemically bonded fibres; the structural material of something, woven tissue or fibre of a textile.
‘The earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, damaged the fabric of the cathedral to such an extent that part or all of the building would have to be rebuilt.’
‘Whilst Jenny was happy to use man made fabric for her dress, she always wanted natural fabric, like cotton, for underwear in touch with her skin.’