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What is "Crabbing" - Definition & Explanation

The process of passing wool fabrics through sequential hot and cold baths to set the fabric.
A treatment used to set the cloth and yarn twists permanently in woolens and worsted goods.

Some other terms

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A type of wool that originates from pure-bred Merino sheep. The best Merino wool comes from Italy. The highest, finest and best wool obtained anywhere in the world. This fiber is used only in the...
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a) To allow textile materials (raw materials, fibres, slivers, yarns and fabrics) to come to hygroscopic equilibrium with the surrounding atmosphere, or with the standard atmosphere for testing...

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