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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.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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An inorganic fiber made from minerals and metals, blended and extruded to form fibers. The fiber is formed from a flat ribbon of metal, coated with a protective layer of plastic, which reduces...

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