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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:

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This is a winter sports gear worn by sportsmen, which is a two piece suit. The trouser being made with medium width knitted band at the ankles and jackets are quilted with nylon insulation, which...
Originally, textiles such as cotton were coated in oil to create resistance to moisture. Now, resins from plastics are used instead of oil. Olefin is a very versatile fiber with excellent...

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