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What is "Covered yarn" - Definition & Explanation

A yarn made by feeding one yarn through one or more revolving spindles carrying the other (wrapping) yarn. Covered yarn may also be produced using air-jet technology.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A design effect created on a woven fabric by the use of extra yarns which are woven into the fabric at a certain spot then allowed to float over the fabric to the next spot. The float threads are...
A very soft, extremely lightweight silk made in a plainweave, used chieflyfor linings. Irregularities of threads,caused by the extreme lightness and softness of Chinasilk, are characteristic of...
A Sheer Fabric Often A Lawn Or Batiste, Usually Of Cotton Or Cotton Blend, With A Small Dot Pattern. The Dots Are Usually Woven Into The Fabric But May Be Flocked Or Printed . Used For Curtains,...
(Sun Protection Factor) SPF measures the effectiveness of sunscreen on the body. the test for SPF is done by using a living organism or body to measure the length of time it takes for the skin to...
Fiber sources are found in nature. That is, "any fiber that exists as such in the natural state." (TFPIA) Natural fibers used to create upholstery fabric include cotton, linen, hemp, silk and wool....

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