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What is "Bow (Woven Fabric)" - Definition & Explanation

Curvature of the warp or weft.

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A fabric is said to be warp-bowed or weft-bowed, according to which set of threads is curved. Weft bow may or may not extend over the full width of the fabric.

A curve in the warp or weft of a fabric that occurs during scouring, dyeing or finishing

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