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What is "Cord Fabric (Woven)" - Definition & Explanation

A rib fabric (q.v.) that has prominent ribs.

NOTE:

a) The ribs are referred to as "cords".

b) Not all fabrics that have prominent ribs are covered by this term.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A finishing process that brings the fabric in contact with sandpaper or another abrasive material. This may be done to raise surface fiber, impart a peached or sueded hand or to create a surface...

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