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What is "Kiering" - Definition & Explanation

Prolonged boiling of cotton in an alkaline liquor.

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(woven fabric) - usually caused by an extra piece of yarn that is woven into fabric. It can also be caused by thick places in the yarn. Often is caused by fly waste being spun in yarn in the...
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