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What is "Insulation" - Definition & Explanation

That which maintains warmth; the action of a garment in maintaining user warmth.
With respect to a fabric, a material that protects from the loss of warmth or the penetration of cold.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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An individual or organization which buys grey fabrics and sells them as a finished product to cutters, wholesalers, retailers, and others. The converter arranges for the finishing of the fabric,...

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