Baize vs. Felt

By Jaxson

Main Difference

The main difference between Baize and Felt is that the Baize is a loosely-woven plain-weave cotton or wool textile with a long nap, dyed solid colors (usually green) and Felt is a type of textile made from matted fibres

  • Baize

    Baize is a coarse woollen (or in cheaper variants cotton) cloth, similar in texture to felt, but more durable.

  • Felt

    Felt is a textile material that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing fibers together. Felt can be made of natural fibers such as wool or animal fur, or from synthetic fibers such as petroleum-based acrylic or acrylonitrile or wood pulp-based rayon. Blended fibers are also common.

  • Baize (noun)

    A thick, soft, usually woolen cloth resembling felt; often colored green and used for coverings on card tables, billiard and snooker tables, etc.

  • Baize (noun)

    A coarse woolen id=cloth with a long id=fabric surface; usually dyed in plain colors.

  • Baize (verb)

    To cover or line with baize.

  • Felt (noun)

    A cloth or stuff made of matted fibres 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.

  • Felt (noun)

    A hat made of felt.

  • Felt (noun)

    A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt.

  • Felt (verb)

    To make into felt, or a feltlike substance; to cause to adhere and mat together.

  • Felt (verb)

    To cover with, or as if with, felt.

    “to felt the cylinder of a steam engine”

  • Felt (verb)

    (poker) To cause a player to lose all their chips.

  • Felt (adjective)

    That has been experienced or perceived.


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