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What is "Burnout" - Definition & Explanation

A process of printing which uses chemicals, rather than color, to burn out or dissolve away one fiber in a sized cloth. Purpose is to achieve a sheer lacy and heavy design. Also used to obtain eyelets or other type holes in a fabric.
A Fabric Made Of 2 Fibers Then Printed With A Chemical That Dissolves One Of The Fibers Thus Creating A Design (often Done On Velvet).

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A lightweight, wind resistant, and water resistant plain weave fabric. Large rib yarns stop tears without adding excess weight to active sportswear apparel and outdoor equipment such as sleeping bags...
Silk, rayon, or cotton in a plain or crosswise rib weave. It has a watermarked finish that is fairly stiff with body in most cases. It is produced by passing the fabric between engraved cylinders...
A system of manufacturing in which shaped pieces are cut from a layer of fabric and stitched together to form garments. In the case of tubular knitted fabric, the cloth is either cut down one side...
A Windbreaker or windcheater is a thin outer coat designed to resist wind chill and light rain. It is usually of light construction, characteristically made of some type of glossy synthetic material...
A metal nozzle type device with very fine holes used in the spinning process of manufactured fibers. The spinning solution is forced or extruded through the small holes to form continuous filament...

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