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What is "Lap" - Definition & Explanation

A sheet of fibres or fabric wrapped around a core.
A general term used to designate wide sheets of loosely matted cotton, formed on such textile machines as the Breaker Picker, Finisher Picker, Ribbon Lapper, and Sliver Lapper.

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A fine, lightweight cotton in a plain weave that is produced in the finishing processes from the same gray goods as used for batiste, cambric, lawn. Soft and has a slight luster in the better...
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