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What is "Compact" - Definition & Explanation

refers to a tight, dense fabric with a firm hand.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Pants are clothing for the lower body; the term comes from pantaloons. In Canadian, Australian and American English, the term pants refers to a long outer garment worn over the hips and legs, which...
A lightweight, wind resistant, and water resistant plain weave fabric. Large rib yarns stop tears without adding excess weight to active sportswear apparel and outdoor equipment such as sleeping bags...
The process of dyeing finished garments. Benefits are that colour decisions can be left until the last minute (reducing manufacture of unwanted merchandise) and you only dye the fabric in the garment...
Foam finishing is an alternate process for applying wet finishes in which the finishing chemical is applied as foam, using air as a diluter instead of water. This process reduces energy and water...
Shaded or directional design that requires all parts of the garment to be cut in the same direction. May result from the print or weave of the fabric or the way the fabric is made. Velvet,...

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