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What is "Bartack" - Definition & Explanation

To reinforce a seam with a bar of stitches that provides a more durable seam end. (Commonly used at points of strain.)
A close series of stitches crossing a piece of cloth in order to reinforce is at a point of concentrated strain (e.g. belt loop or patch pocket corner).

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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The quantity of heat absorbed or released by a substance undergoing a change of state, such as ice changing to water or water to steam, at constant temperature and pressure. When a solid material is...

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