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What is "Bolt" - Definition & Explanation

An entire length of fabric, rolled full width on a tube.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A general term for plain-weave fabrics of silk, cotton, or manufactured fiber having a wavy effect produced by weaving the warp of filling, but usually the filling, in a wavy line. An ondule reed is...
That side of a fabric, which is intended to be shown by reason of weave or finish, presents a better appearance. In many fabrics, especially industrial ones there are no distinction between face and...
Heavily fulled twill wool cotton that resembles the animal of that name. Has softer body and longer nap than kersey and melton. If term is used, it must be referred to as imitation beaver cloth to...
A true exotic yarn for the hills of Peru. It's an intimate blend of 40% Angora / 40% Merino / 20% Rayon. This three-ply 2200 yds/lb yarn should be used for that special garment where a soft luxurious...
Chlorine-free bleaching is the use of hydrogen peroxide to whiten fabrics. Hydrogen peroxide naturally degrades into oxygen and water, leaving no harmful chemical residue on the cloth or in the...

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