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What is "Honeycomb" - Definition & Explanation

A pique' weave in a hexagonal shape. They are often referred to as a waffle weave.
A fabric structure in which the warp and weft threads form ridges and hollows, so as to give a cellular appearance Hopsack: A modification of a plain weave in which two or more ends or picks weave as one.
A pique fabric with a waffle or cellular appearance. May be woven or knit.
A fabric structure in which the warp and weft threads form ridges and hollows, so as to give a cellular appearance.
A float weave made in many fabrics. The name comes from a French word meaning birds nest. Its patterns are regular and open. Honey comb fabric is also known as Diamond Weave. It is found in draperies, jackets and women's clothing.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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