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What is "Floating" - Definition & Explanation

(Warp) A length of warp yarn which passes over two or more weft threads (rather than intersecting with them) in a woven structure.
(Weft) A length of weft yarn which passes over two or more warp threads (rather than intersecting with them) in a woven structure.

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