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What is "Cockpit" - Definition & Explanation

On boats, the area towards the stern of a small decked vessel that houses the rudder controls. In aircrafts, The cockpit contains instrumentation and controls which enable the pilot to fly the aircraft

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Cotton, rayon, worsted or woolen twill that is similar to gabardine, but the yarn is bulkier and much more pronounced. It is very durable, rugged and stands hard usage and wear. In time, it shines a...
An inorganic fiber which is very strong, but has poor flexibility and poor abrasion resistance. Glass will not burn and will not conduct electricity. It is impervious to insects, mildew, and...
A basic stitch used in weft knitting, which produces knit fabrics that have the same appearance on both sides. The purl stitch is frequently used in combination with the jersey and rib stitches to...
A twill weave in silk, rayon, or very fine, worsted cotton. A very soft, light fabric that is noted for its soft finish and feel. It is usually printed with small figures on a dark or light...
A union suit is a type of one-piece long underwear long favored by men in North America until recent times. Historically made of red flannel with long arms and long legs, it could be buttoned...

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