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What is "Conditioning" - Definition & Explanation

The act of exposing bobbing of filling yarn to steam or to a spray of conditioning solution in order to set the twist, to remove kinks from the yarn, and to prevent its kinking in subsequent processes.
The application of moisture to dried wool fabrics to achieve a regain of 14-16%.

Some other terms

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