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What is "Gunny" - Definition & Explanation

A strong, coarse, plain weave fabric usually of jute. Similar to burlap but heavier and coarser. Used for baling and sacks.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Classic all-cotton “Army twill” fabric made of combed two-ply yarns. Usually vat dyed, mercerized, and Sanforized. Used traditionally for army uniforms, chino is now finding popularity in fashion...
The production of spun yarns by a process in which the sliver (q.v.) or roving (q.v.) is opened or separated into its individual fibres or tufts and is subsequently reassembled in the spinning...
An open-width fabric-finishing machine in which the selvedges are so held by attachments to a pair of endless travelling chains that the fabric is finished to a specified width. NOTE: a)...
The thin compressed edge of a woven fabric which runs parallel to the warp yarns and prevents raveling. It is usually woven, utilizing tougher yarns and a tighter construction than the rest of the...
The process of dyeing yarns prior to weaving or knitting fabrics. Generally used for patterned fabrics or stripes but poplular for knitwear. Two general methods are Hank (for bulkier yarns -...

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