[fab-ri-keyt] /ˈfæb rɪˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), fabricated, fabricating.
to make by art or skill and labor; construct:
The finest craftspeople fabricated this clock.
to make by assembling parts or sections.
to devise or invent (a legend, lie, etc.).
to fake; forge (a document, signature, etc.).
to make, build, or construct
to devise, invent, or concoct (a story, lie, etc)
to fake or forge
mid-15c., “to fashion, make, build,” from Latin fabricatus, past participle of fabricare “make, construct, fashion, build,” from fabrica (see fabric). In bad sense of “to tell a lie,” etc., it is recorded by 1779. Related: Fabricated; fabricating.
[fuh-brish-ee-uh s, -brish-uh s; Danish fah-bree-syoo s] /fəˈbrɪʃ i əs, -ˈbrɪʃ əs; Danish fɑˈbri syʊs/ noun 1. Johan Christian [yoh-hahn kris-chuh n;; Danish yoh-hahn kris-tyahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈkrɪs tʃən;; Danish yoʊˈhɑn ˈkrɪs tyɑn/ (Show IPA), 1743–1808, Danish entomologist.
- Fabric sculpture
noun an art form of soft sculpture made from textiles, esp. dolls and figures
noun 1. a substance added to fabrics during laundering to make them puffier and softer. noun a solution or solution-treated cloth added to a washer or dryer to soften clothes
- Fabricus ab aquapendente
Fabricus ab Aquapendente Fa·bri·cus ab A·qua·pen·den·te (fā-brĭsh’ē-əs āb āk’wə-pěn-děn’tē), Hieronymus. 1537-1619. Italian anatomist who gave the first detailed descriptions (1603) of the semilunar valves of the veins and established embryology as a medical discipline with his comparative studies of human and animal fetal development.