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What is "Backed Fabric" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric woven with an extra set of yarns, either warp or weft, to add weight and/or strength.
Cloth that has been woven an extra set of yarns in either warp or filling but not both. Fairly inexpensive construction used in coats, suits

Some other terms

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In the United States and Canada, the weight, in pounds, of a ream (500 sheets) of paper cut to the basic size. Also called ream weight and substance weight (sub weight). In countries using ISO paper...
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Lumber (timber) that is planed or jointed on all sides. Typically marked S4S. In Britian, known as Dressed all round (DAR). Lumber is also sold S2S (surfaced two sides with both edges rough), or S2S...

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