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What is "Air-textured yarn" - Definition & Explanation

A multi-filament yarn which has been given increased bulk through the formation of loops, achieved by passing the yarn through air jets.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A process of passing cloths between one or more rollers (or calenders), usually under carefully controlled heat and pressure, to produce a variety of surface effects or textures in a fabric such as...
A chemical reaction that changes cellulose linters (cotton) into cellulose acetate. This reaction improves the heat and rot resistance of the fiber yet does not adversely affect the other good...
Coir (from Malayalam kayaru - cord) is a coarse fibre extracted from husk, the fibrous outer shell of a coconut. Structure The individual fibre cells are narrow and hollow, with thick walls made of...
A jacquard fabric usually made with a taffeta or faille ground. The design is created by colored warp threads brought up on the face of the fabric, leaving loose yarns on the back. These threads are...
A sock is a baglike covering for the foot and/or lower leg, which is designed to: ease chafing between the foot and footwear keep feet warm absorb sweat from the feet. Sock lengths vary, from...

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