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What is "Light Weight" - Definition & Explanation

Having an airy weave. Used as a light weight base layer in apparel for aerobic activities and cool weather.

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A tennis shirt, popularly called the polo shirt, is a T-shaped shirt with a collar and two buttons; typically including a pocket. Common fabrics for these shirts include pique cotton, jersey cotton,...
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The Universal Product Code (UPC) symbol that contains readable optical recognition characters that can be read by a scanner to monitor merchandise at point of sale. The symbol utilizes ten-digit...
A very fine transparent muslin with a stiff finish. Some has lappet, swivel, or flocked designs. Made with tightly twisted yarns. Crispness is due to a finish with starch and calendering which washes...
Generally applied to a type of fabric finish in which a low nap is brushed in one direction to create a soft suede-like hand on the fabric surface. End-uses include billiard table surfaces and men's'...

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