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What is "Foil" - Definition & Explanation

A thin piece of material put under another material to add color or brilliance.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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...
Made from wool, cotton, linen, silk, rayon, or synthetics. In a basket weave. Monk’s cloth is heavy due to its construction. It is difficult to sew or manipulate as the yarns have a tendency to...
Rich Jacquard-woven fabric with all-over interwoven design of raised figures of flowers. Name derived from French meaning to “ornament.” Often gives an embossed appearance by contrasting surfaces,...
Cutting fabric diagonally across the grain, causing the material to drape fluidly and elegantly across the body. Expensive due to it's inefficient use of fabric. Often used for silk or satin dresses...
A non-conductive polymeric material which can maintain a long-lived electrostatic charge. Polypropylene electret filtration fabrics conveniently combine the mechanical removal of particles with an...

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