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What is "Action Stretch" - Definition & Explanation

Fabrics and apparel with stretch and recovery in both warp and filling directions. Popular in ski-clothes, pants, active sportswear, and other body fitting apparel where free body movement is desired or essential.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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