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What is "Gore" - Definition & Explanation

Vertical panels in a skirt or dress; enhances the fit of a garment.
A triangular piece of fabric inserted into a skirt to make it wider.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A type of fancy yarn. It is an undulating gimp yarn, usually produced by binding an irregular yarn, such as a stripe or slub, in the direction opposite to the initial stage, to create graduated...
A general term for a fabric woven on a special dobby loom, which allows the weaving of small, geometric figures. These patterns are beyond the range of simple looms, yet too limited to be produced...
This is both the name of a fabric and a fiber. A manufactured fiber introduced in the early 1950s, it is second only to cotton in worldwide use. Its ability to stretch and resist wrinkling makes it a...
Medium weight, durable fabric made of cotton or cotton blend yarns. A tightly woven, strong fabric that is often finished with a water repellant coating. In men's wear most commonly used for trench...
Short fibers, typically ranging from 1/2 inch up to 18 inches long. Wool, cotton, and flax exist only as staple fibers. Manufactured staple fibers are cut to a specific length from the continuous...

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