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What is "Base Layer" - Definition & Explanation

The apparel in contact with your skin. The purpose of the base layer is to keep you warm/cool and dry.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A bobbin that has a cylindrical barrel and a conical or flanged base, and from which yarn can be withdrawn over the nose, i.e. the top of the barrel. NOTE: The shape of the fully wound bobbin is...
A hollow, U-shaped rotor, mounted open-side-down on top of a spindle of a FLY frame. It is rotated independently of the spindle and serves to twist the roving and wind it on bobbins which are held on...
A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long chain of synthetic polyamide in which at least 85% of the amide linkages are attached directly to two aromatic rings. Aramid...
A twilled woolen fabric with a tartan pattern; a fabric with a pattern of tartan or an imitation of tartan. A rectangular length of tartan worn over the left shoulder as part of the Scottish national...
An infused polymer construction process that reinforces the fabric of outerwear garments in the places where they take the most abuse: zipper and pocket flaps, and other high-abrasion areas. The...

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