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What is "Flock" - Definition & Explanation

A material obtained by reducing textile fibres to fragments by, for example, cutting, tearing, or grinding.
Material produced by reducing waste textile fibres to fragments. Historically this was used to stuff upholstery.
A very short fiberous material sometimes used in coating paper, fabric, rubber and other objects.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A changeable colour effect on a lustrous or shiny fabric in which the warp yarns and weft yarns are of contrasting colours. NOTE: The fabric normally has a plain weave or a 2/2 twill weave when...
Also known as “vegetable cashmere”, soybean fiber is a sustainable textile fiber made from the residue of soybeans from tofu production. It is part of an effort to move consumers away from...
A fabric made in a double knit construction, usually produced in one color rather than color patterns. This plain fabric has an elastic quality with a slight horizontal line. The fabric looks the...
Refers To Fabrics Knit On A Circular Knitting Machine, I.e. One Which Has Its Needles Arranged In A Circle Thus Producing The Fabric In Tubular Form . The Fabrics May Be Sold Tubular Or Slit And Sold...
Artificial aging by wear and tear to leather or wood. In wood this can be physical distressing such as dents, gouges, worm holes, and scratches, or finish distressing such as wearing away, crackle,...

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