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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 yarn composed of one or more filaments (q.v.) that run the whole length of the yarn. NOTE: Yarns of one filament and yarns of several filaments are referred to as mono-filament and...
A measurement used to evaluate the effectiveness of an insulated product in relation to weather conditions and the environment. The insulation with the best rating is down. Down provides the best...
A dyed fabric is printed with a chemical paste that bleaches out or 'discharges' the color to allow white patterns on a dyed ground. By adding a dye to the paste that is not affected by the chemical...
A finish which causes tiny fibrils or fibrous elements to be spilt from the fibers and protrude from the surface of the fabric. Results in a frosted, hazy, laundered appearance and a soft hand....
An extra piece of material is draped over the bustline. Drill Cotton twill. Left-hand twill. It has closer, flatter wales that ganardine. Medium weight and course yarns are used. Also made in some...

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