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What is "Filling or Weft" - Definition & Explanation

Filling or weft the yarns that are woven across the loom, with Weft being the English term and Filling being the American term. The individual yarns are also known as Picks.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A yarn that has been so processed as to introduce durable crimps (q.v.), coils, loops or other fine distortions along the length of the fibres or filaments. NOTE: a) The main texturing processes...
Gabardine is a tough, tightly woven fabric used to make suits, overcoats and trousers, or a garment made from the material. The fibre used to make the fabric is traditionally worsted (a woolen yarn),...

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