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What is "Filling" - Definition & Explanation

Fillings provide the comfort on seats and backs of upholstered furniture, and also influence the shaping.
(Weft) An element carried horizontally through the open shed of the vertical warp in a woven fabric.
In a woven fabric, the yarn running from selvage to selvage at right angles to the warp. Each crosswise length is called a pick. In the weaving process, the filling yarn is carried by the shuttle or other type of yarn carrier.
In a woven fabric, the yarns that run cross the fabric from selvage to selvage, and which run perpendicular to the warp or lengthwise yarns. Also referred to as the weft.
The industry term for crosswise yarns on a loom.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A fabric composed of two or more preformed layers, at least one of which is a textile fabric, that adhere closely together by means of an added adhesive or by the adhesive properties of one or more...

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