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A fine fiber obtained from the undercoat of the Himalayan Cashmere...
a) Descriptive of worsted yarns produced from dry-combed top. b) Descriptive of coarse linen yarn spun from air-dry roving (q.v.) c) Descriptive of man-made filaments the coagulation of which is...
The twist inserted in yarn using false twisting such that the net twist in the yarn is...
A sturdy warp-faced fabric with pronounced crosswise ribs formed by bulky, coarse, plied yarns or rubber thread. Filling is not discernible on back or face of goods. Originating in Bengal, India, it...
The tendency for a fabric dye to rub off. This can occur wet or...

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