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What is "End" - Definition & Explanation

a) Fabric
A length of finished fabric of less than a customary unit (piece) length.

b) Finishing
1. Each passage of a length of fabric through a machine, for example in jig-dyeing.
2. A joint between pieces of fabric caused by, for example, damage or short lengths in weaving, or damage in bleaching, dyeing and finishing.

c) Spinning
An individual strand.

d) Weaving
An individual warp thread.

1. An individual warp yarn. A warp is composed of a multitude of ends.
2. An individual sliver, slubbing, roving, yarn, thread, or cord.
3. A short length or remnant of fabric. enzyme finishing wet processes for textiles that employ enzymes that act as biological catalyst to achieve various effects. ...
1. An individual warp yarn in woven fabric.
2. An individual pile yarn in tufted carpet.
3. A roll end, or short length of carpet; or a remnant. The process of penetrating a bundle of fibers comprising a yarn with latex adhesive. Proper encapsulation prevents fuzzing or pilling.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A finish, usually applied to fabrics made from cotton or other cellulosic fibres or their blends, which improves the crease recovery and smooth-drying properties of a fabric. In the process used most...
The consistent interloping of yarns in the jersey stitch to produce a fabric with a smooth, flat face, and a more textured, but uniform back. Jersey fabrics may be produced on either circular of flat...
Hemp is currently being used by designers in clothing. When thinking of hemp, the illegal plant, marijuana comes to mind. No, hemp fabric does not contain the narcotic chemical that, when smoked...
A fabric that, owing to the nature of the weave, shows rounded cords in the warp direction with pronounced sunken lines between them. NOTE: The weave on the face of the cords is usually plain, but...
A process of passing cloths between one or more rollers (or calenders), usually under carefully controlled heat and pressure, to produce a variety of surface effects or textures in a fabric such as...

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