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What is "Dip" - Definition & Explanation

a) An immersion of relatively short duration of a textile in a liquid.
b) The depth of liquor in the inner cylinder of a rotating-cage washing machine.
c) A term sometimes used to describe the treatment of cellulosic material with a chemic (q.v.).

Some other terms

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A silk muslin that is sheer, open, and lightweight. It is something like chiffon but with a crisp finish produced by sizing. It does not wear well and it does not launder. Used in evening wear, and...
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A twill originally consisting of worsted filling and silk warp. Today, it can be found in a variety of blends. It has excellent drapability. Its weight and quality vary with fibers, however, when...

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