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What is "Heddle" - Definition & Explanation

Common component of a loom used to separate warp threads for passage of the weft. Commonly made of cord or wire.
A fiber or metal strand, pierced with a hole (eye), through which the WARP END it controls is threaded.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A warp knit fabric of silk, rayon, or synthetics in which the fabric is formed by interlooping adjacent parallel yarns. The warp beam holds thousands of yards of yarns in a parallel arrangement, and...
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A number, derived from the number of warp (or weft) threads per unit length and the linear density of the yarns, that indicates the extent to which the area of a woven fabric is covered by the warp...

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