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What is "Density" - Definition & Explanation

A property of materials (wood, foam, fibers) measured in weight (or mass) per unit volume, for example, pounds per cubic foot, grams per cc.
A standard measurement of thickness in fabric weight. Yarn size, amount of warp ends and weft picks determine the density.

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