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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

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The raising of fibers on the face of the goods by means of teasels or rollers covered with card clothing (steel wires) that are about one inch in height. Action by either method raises the protruding...
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Rattan and other reed-like plants split into thin strips and woven for chair seats, backs and side panels; elastic and comfortable. Also used for decorative insets....

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