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What is "Milling" - Definition & Explanation

A chemical and mechanical process mainly used on woollen fabrics which compacts the woven or knitted structure.
A process that compacts woven or knitted fabrics to alter the handle of the fabric.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A woven fabric construction made by interlacing two or more sets of warp yarns with two or more sets of filling yarns. The most common double weave fabrics are made using a total of either four or...

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