geotextile (plural geotextiles)
- Plastic landscape fabric which allows movement of air, water, and fertilizer into the soil.
2014 August 24, Jeff Howell, “Home improvements: gravel paths and cutting heating bills [print version: Cold comfort in technology, 23 August 2014, p. P5]”, The Daily Telegraph (Property):
- You need to excavate and remove the topsoil, line the subsoil with a geotextile, then lay and compact hardcore.
- A tightly woven fabric used to restrict the flow of fine particles and contaminants while allowing water to pass through freely; used to protect drainage systems from clogging.