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What is "Metameric Match" - Definition & Explanation

A colour-match that is judged to be satisfactory under a particular illuminant but not under other illuminants of different spectral composition.
A color match between physically different stimuli, ie a match between stimuli with different reflectances or spectral power distributions. Such stimuli that match (for an observer and a viewing condition) are metamers (with respect to that observer and that viewing condition).

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A numerical designation of yarn size indicating the relationship of length to weight. The number of warp yarns (ends) and filling yarns (picks) per inch in a woven fabric, or the number of wales...
silk or rayon. Figured weave or "burnt-out" finish. Faconne in French, means fancy weave. Has small designs all over the fabric. Fairly light in weight, and could be slightly creped. Background is...
Properties given to textile materials using additives to eliminate or prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi. Usually, the additives remain after initial washing but may be washed out over a period...
Some polymeric fibres are spun by melting the polymer to a liquid state. The liquid is forced through the spinner opening under pressure and cooled by a jet of air to form the filament. Nylon can be...
A fine, closely woven, lustrous cotton or cotton/poly blend made in plain weave with a fine rib in the direction of the filling (across). The filling yarn is heavier and has less twist than the warp...

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