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What is "Grenadine" - Definition & Explanation

A leno weave fabric with high twist yarns often with woven in stripes, checks or other patterns. Used for dresses, blouses curtains.
A fine fiber originated in Italy. It can be made in various fibers such as cotton, wool, silk or synthetics. It is well know for its stiffness and often used women's clothing.
Open silk or silk and wool gauze much like barege but with more mesh. Produced in many varied varieties.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A design effect created on a woven fabric by the use of extra yarns which are woven into the fabric at a certain spot then allowed to float over the fabric to the next spot. The float threads are...
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...
Cotton, rayon, worsted or woolen twill that is similar to gabardine, but the yarn is bulkier and much more pronounced. It is very durable, rugged and stands hard usage and wear. In time, it shines a...
An adhesive compound applied for the purpose of locking pile yarn tufts into a carpet backing, bonding a secondary backing to a primary backing, increasing the fabric body or stiffness, and...
The quantity of heat absorbed or released by a substance undergoing a change of state, such as ice changing to water or water to steam, at constant temperature and pressure. When a solid material is...

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