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What is "Cheese" - Definition & Explanation

A cylindrical package of yarn wound on a flangeless paper or wooden tube. It somewhat resembles a wheel of cheese.
A roll of YARN built up on a paper or wooden TUBE in a form that resembles a bulk cheese.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A tape sewn along the front edge of a coat from top of the lapel to bottom of the facing. On less expensive coats, this tape starts at the bottom of the lapel (called the breakline). The tape is...
The application of a size mixture to warp yarn. The purpose of this is to make the yarn smoother and stronger to withstand the strain of weaving, to provide an acceptable hand in the woven gray...
A fabric produced by interlocking loops in a lengthwise direction. Warp knits tend to be flatter, smoother, more run resistant, and more stable than weft knits. Examples are tricot, raschel and...
Oilskin referred originally to a type of fabric - canvas with, literally, a skin of oil applied to it as waterproofing. These days, oilskins or oilies means the foul-weather gear worn by sailors,...
A twill originally consisting of worsted filling and silk warp. Today, it can be found in a variety of blends. It has excellent drapability. Its weight and quality vary with fibers, however, when...

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