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What is "Flat" - Definition & Explanation

A flat piece of material covered with a special type of CARD CLOTHING, held in a horizontal position on the "flat top" type of CARDING MACHINE. Working in conjunction with a CARDING DRUM, it aids in opening the cotton FIBERS.

Some other terms

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Denotes the spacing of ends or picks, or both, and is expressed as the number of threads per centimetre. NOTE: The state of the fabric at the time should be described, e.g. loom, grey,...
The physical parts of the zipper are: scoop teeth, chain, lock, pull tape, and slider. Zippers used in industrial clothing are metal or brass. Plastic zippers are used typical apparel garments....
Narrow width between the seam line and the raw edge of the fabric. Seam allowances vary depending on where they occur on the garment and the manufacturers' specifications. Home sewing patterns...
A machine in which heavy bowls rotate in contact under mechanical pressure. NOTE: The bowls may be unheated or one may be a thick-walled steel shell heated internally. All bowls may rotate at the...
A floral or scenic design usually printed on cotton or linen. Originally printed in Jouy, France, the fabrics were printed in single colours from engraved copper plates. The designs were...

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