What is "Fibroin" - Definition & Explanation

A tough, elastic protein which forms the principal component of raw silk.
Insoluble protein comprising the filaments of raw silk fiber.

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Two or more yarns (at least one of which is folded) (see yarn, doubled) that have been twisted together in one or more operations. NOTE: a) Combinations of folded yarns and single yarns may be...
The yarn numbering system based on length and weight originally used for cotton yarns and now employed for most staple yarns spun on the cotton, or short-staple, system. It is based on a unit length...
An infused polymer construction process that reinforces the fabric of outerwear garments in the places where they take the most abuse: zipper and pocket flaps, and other high-abrasion areas. The...

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