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What is "Electrical conductivity" - Definition & Explanation

Ability of a fiber or fabric to carry electrical charges. Fabrics with low conductivity build up static electric charges and can cling or produce static shocks. Cling and conductivity are also related to absorbency, in that water itself will conduct electricity.

Some other terms

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A yarn composed of one or more filaments (q.v.) that run the whole length of the yarn. NOTE: Yarns of one filament and yarns of several filaments are referred to as mono-filament and...
Any item manufactured from natural or man-made fibres or filaments, e.g. yarns, threads, cords, ropes, braids, lace, embroidery, nets and fabrics made by weaving, knitting, braiding, felting, bonding...
A yarn in which one type of fiber is twisted or wrapped around another fiber that serves as a core. Core yarns are often used to make stretch fabrics where the core is spandex or rubber, and the...
A woven fabric with a series of faint stripes formed by the arrangement of light, medium, and dark warp yarns or by twisting together 2 yarns of different colors. Used for drapery, upholstery,...
A tracksuit is a article of clothing consisting of two parts- trousers and a jacket. It was originally intended for use in sports mainly as what athletes wore over the clothes they competed in to be...

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