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Definitions of felt

  1. mat together and make felt- like, as of material
  2. a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  3. detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues; " the felt presence of an intruder"; " a sensed presence in the room raised goosebumps on her arms"; " a perceived threat"
  4. change texture so as to become matted and felt- like; " The fabric felted up after several washes"
  5. cover with felt; " felt a cap"
  6. mat together and make felt- like; " felt the wool"
  7. The sense by which the mind, through certain nerves of the body, perceives external objects, or certain states of the body itself; that one of the five senses which resides in the general nerves of sensation distributed over the body, especially in its surface; the sense of touch; nervous sensibility to external objects.
  8. imp. & amp; p. p. / a. from Feel.
  9. A cloth or stuff made of matted fibers of wool, or wool and fur, fulled or wrought into a compact substance by rolling and pressure, with lees or size, without spinning or weaving.
  10. A hat made of felt.
  11. A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt.
  12. To make into felt, or a feltike substance; to cause to adhere and mat together.
  13. To cover with, or as with, felt; as, to felt the cylinder of a steam emgine.
  14. imp. & p. p. a. from Feel.
  15. Of feel.
  16. An unwoven fabric made of wool, or wool and hair, forced together by pressure or heat.
  17. Pa. t. and pa. p. of FEEL.
  18. Cloth made of wool united without weaving.
  19. To make into felt; to cover with felt.
  20. Of to feel.
  21. A fabric of matted wool, fur, or hair.
  22. Imp. Of FEEL, v.
  23. A stuff of wool, or wool and hair, which is matted into a fabric by beating, rolling, and pressure; a hat made of felt.
  24. To make into, or cover with felt.
  25. Perceived.
  26. Of the verb feel, which see.
  27. Cloth or stuff made of hair, wool, or other substance, by rolling and pressure, and not by weaving.
  28. To make cloth of hair, wool, fur, or suchlike, by causing the material to mat together by means of pressure and rolling.
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Usage examples for felt

  1. And he felt it. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  2. I felt his eyes, I tell you! – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  3. I felt all this ... – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  4. She had never felt like this about a man before. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  5. I know I felt like it. – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  6. Remember how you felt – A Question of Marriage by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  7. But he heard it- felt it. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  8. No wonder she felt the need of a friend! – Lonesome Land by B. M. Bower
  9. " I felt very much like that, too. – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  10. We all felt them. – The Hitch Hikers by Vernon L. McCain
  11. I felt sure that I ought to come and get you to help me at once. – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  12. Ah, well- of course we all felt that at the time. – The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  13. With all this I felt no fear. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  14. And Milly felt that she was right. – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick
  15. I felt I must try everything! – Plays A Protégée of the Mistress; Poverty Is No Crime; Sin and Sorrow Are Common to All; It's a Family Affair--We'll Settle It Ourselves by Alexander Ostrovsky
  16. I think he felt at home with her at once. – Esther A Book for Girls by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  17. She said she felt she must call and tell me how very sorry she was. – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  18. I've always felt it. – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower
  19. How she actually felt toward Bibi- Ri I had no guess. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  20. I will say nothing of what I felt I will only tell you what happened. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
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