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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:

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A finishing process to produce a pattern on a fabric by passing it through a calender in which a heated metal bowl engraved with the pattern works against a relatively soft bowl built up of...
The property of material to deform (usually to elongate) in proportion to the load applied and to recover its original shape when the load is release, i.e. the property of a material by virtue of...

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