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What is "Dent" - Definition & Explanation

The space between adjacent wires in a reed.
The unit of a reed that contains a reed wire and the space between adjacent reed wires.
1. The space between wires of reed, heddles, or harness through which the warp ends are drawn.
2. The space between two chains in a fabric. 3. On a loom, the space between the wires of a reed.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A type of knit construction which utilizes a special yarn or a sliver that is interlooped into a standard knit base. This construction is used in the formation of imitation fur fabrics, in special...
Ability of a fiber to spring back to its natural position after folding, creasing or deformation. Loft is related to resiliency; it is the ability to return to original thickness after being...
Silk yarns made from the cocoon of two ilk worms that have nested together. In spinning, the double strand is not separated so the yarn is uneven and irregular with a large diameter in places. The...
a) A machine for dyeing fabric in rope form and in which the fabric is carried through a narrow throat by dye liquor circulated at high velocity. b) A machine for dyeing garments and in which the...
The potential shrinkage that remains in a fibre, yarn or fabric after treatment designed to reduce or eliminate shrinkage. NOTE: The expression is commonly used with reference to heat-shrinkage...

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