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What is "Beat Up" - Definition & Explanation

To align strands of FILLING YARN and push them up close together as they are woven. The REED accomplishes this by advancing and receding from the cloth after each passage of the SHUTTLE, driving each PICK against the FELL of cloth already woven.

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