artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers;
the underlying structure; "providing a factual framework for future research"; "it is part of the fabric of society"
having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary;
being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow
no less than what is stated; worthy of the name; "the real reason"; "real war"; "a real friend"; "a real woman"; "meat and potatoes--I call that a real meal"; "it's time he had a real job"; "it's no penny-ante job--he's making real money"
of, relating to, or representing an amount that is corrected for inflation; "real prices"; "real income"; "real wages"
coinciding with reality; "perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception"- F.A.Olafson
not to be taken lightly; "statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems"; "to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real"