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What is "Harness" - Definition & Explanation

An assemblage of HEDDLES mounted on a HARNESS FRAME that moves them all together. A separate HARNESS is used for each group of WARP ENDS that must be moved independently to weave a desired pattern.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

a) To allow textile materials (raw materials, fibres, slivers, yarns and fabrics) to come to hygroscopic equilibrium with the surrounding atmosphere, or with the standard atmosphere for testing...
Medium to heavy weight twill fabric with a soft, short nap covering the weave. It has a sueded, velvety hand. Originally made of wool or wool blends but may be of cotton or other fibers. Used in...
Usually a nylon/polyester blended yarn that is spun into a microfiber like fabric. It is then brushed twice to achieve the suede touch. The first brushing is applied before dyeing and the second...
The term fur refers to the fine, soft body hair of non-human mammals. True fur comes from animals where the coat consists of short ground hair and long guard hair. Fur served as an important source...
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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