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What is "Dowlas" - Definition & Explanation

Dowlas is the name given to a plain cloth, similar to sheeting, but usually coarser.

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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...

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