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What is "Cloudiness" - Definition & Explanation

a) In a weft-knitted fabric, a defect that consists of ill-defined areas of varying density attributable to the use of yarn of irregular thickness.

b) In webs and slivers, a defect that consists of ill-defined areas of varying density.

c) In a dyed fabric, a defect that consists of random, faintly defined areas of varying density.

d) In a bleached fabric, a defect that consists of opaque patches, usually visible only in transmitted light.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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The forced circulation of dye liquor through packages of fibre, yarn or fabric, without limitation of temperature. NOTE: The use of the term "pressure dyeing" in this connection is deprecated. (See...
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Plush (from French peluche) is a textile fabric having a cut nap or pile the same as fustian or velvet. Originally the pile of plush consisted of mohair or worsted yarn, but now silk by itself or...

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