What is "Breathability" - Definition & Explanation

The ability of a fabric, coating or laminate to transfer water vapour from one of its surfaces through the material to the other surface.
The movement of water or water vapor from one side of the fabric to the other, caused by capillary action, wicking, chemical, or electrostatic action. Also known as moisture transport.

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