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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.

Some other terms

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A short, lightweight, cotton-like, vegetable fiber found in the seed pods of the Bombocaceae tree. Because of its brittle quality, it is generally not spun. However, its buoyancy and moisture...
The ability of a cloth to hold or pleat or a crease, which has been intentionally created, through the use of a heat treatment. Heat setting of thermoplastic fibers causes creases to be permanently...
A type of decorative weave in which a pile is formed by additional warp or filling yarns interlaced in such a way that loops are formed on the surface or face of the fabric. The loops may be left...
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A toothed, comb-like part of a LOOM. Its function is to hold the strands of longitudinal yarn (WARP) in alignment between its teeth and also to push each transverse thread (PICK) tight against the...

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