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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 crisp, sheer, lightweight plain-weave fabric, with a medium to high yarn count, made of silk, rayon, nylon, or polyester. The fabric is used primarily in evening and wedding apparel for women. It...
It is a woven-cut, 100% rayon with 1,300 yds/lb. Our Chenille is used by many garment manufacturers. Chenille can be used in stockinette, fairisle, and jacquard. Our Venesian is dyed to match the...
A unique process of circular knitting, done on either Santoni or Sangiacomo knitting machines. This circular knitting process essentially produces finished garments with no side seams, which require...
To align strands of FILLING YARN and push them up close together as they are woven. The REED accomplishes this by advancing and receding from the cloth after each passage of the SHUTTLE, driving each...
A general classification of fabric characterized by a broad range of crinkled or gained surface effects. Methods of making crepe include the use of hard twisted yarns, special chemical treatment,...

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