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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.

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