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What is "Atlas" - Definition & Explanation

It is a silk fabric constructed with an eight end satin weave. The fabric is suitable for dress materials. When woven with cotton weft, it is suitable for lining cloths.
A warp knit fabric in which a set of yarns shifts diagonally one wale per course for several courses, then returns to the original position.

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