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What is "Garter Webbing" - Definition & Explanation

An elastic narrow fabric, sometimes multicoloured, characterised by selvedges that form a frill on relaxation. It may also be a medium-strength elastic narrow fabric for supporting socks or stockings.

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A manufactured assembly of fibres or yarns (or both) that has substantial surface area in relation to its thickness, and sufficient mechanical strength to give the assembly inherent...

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