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What is "Foot" - Definition & Explanation

The part of a piece of furniture that rests on the floor.
The part of a sewing machine that holds the fabric down under the needle. Various shapes and functions such as presser foot, zipper foot, welting foot, etc.

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Jute is a long, soft, shiny plant fibre that can be spun into coarse, strong threads. Jute is one of the cheapest natural fibres, and is second only to cotton in amount produced and variety of uses....
These are warp faced cotton fabrics woven with 3,4, and 5 thread warp faced twills and 5 thread satin, with the twill lines running opposite to the direction of the twist of the warp yarn. Thus a...
A rod that uses a series of carriers that glide within the rod to open and close the draperies. This enable the draperies to traverse past the supporting center brackets. Commercial quality traverse...
This is a class of narrow width fabric made of cotton, wool or silk. The weaves commonly employed are plain, twill or sateen. Areas of application include tops of skirts, ornamentation and industrial...
Most man-made fibers are formed by forcing a syrupy substance (about the consistency of honey) through the tiny holes of a device called a spinneret In their original state, the fiber-forming...

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