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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:

(woven fabric) - usually caused by an extra piece of yarn that is woven into fabric. It can also be caused by thick places in the yarn. Often is caused by fly waste being spun in yarn in the...
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Mercerized cotton is cotton thread (or cotton-covered thread with a polyester core) that has been treated with sodium hydroxide (NaOH). The thread is given a caustic soda bath that is then...
Refers to fibers that are typically manufactuered through an electrospinning process, which spins fibers in diameters ranging from 10nm (nanometers) to several hundred nanometers, but usually less...
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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