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What is "Filament fibers" - Definition & Explanation

Fibers of relatively long length, yards or meters. Most synthetic fibers are filament fibers, but may be cut shorter to make staple fibers, q.v.

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A band (q.v.) that runs with clearly defined edges and that differs in appearance from the adjacent normal fabric. (It may be shady and may or may not run parallel with the picks). Bar is a general...

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