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What is "Appearance Rating" - Definition & Explanation

Term applies to the smoothness of fabrics – usually wash and wear or durable press – after washing and tumbling drying. Industry has adopted standard test methods for rating appearance.

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Rattan and other reed-like plants split into thin strips and woven for chair seats, backs and side panels; elastic and comfortable. Also used for decorative insets....
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A system of measuring the weight of a continuous filament fiber. In the United States, this measurement is used to number all manufactured fibers (both filament and staple), and silk, but excludes...

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