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What is "Modal" - Definition & Explanation

Modal is a cellulose fiber made by spinning reconstituted cellulose from beech trees.

Some other terms

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A lightweight, plain weave fabric traditionally of wool or wool blends with a napped, fleecy surface. So named because the texture resembles the breast of an albatross. Usually light in color- used...
A popular staple lightweight sport coating tweed with a rough napped surface. Named for the Cheviot sheep from the Cheviot Hills of Scotland. Fabric is rugged, rather than harsh in hand, with...
A finishing process to produce a pattern on a fabric by passing it through a calender in which a heated metal bowl engraved with the pattern works against a relatively soft bowl built up of...
a) Fabric A fabric made in sateen weave. b) Weave A weft-faced weave in which the binding places are arranged with a view to producing a smooth fabric surface that is free from twill...
The permeablity, or the ease with which air passes through material. Air porous ness determines such factors as the wind resistance of sailcloth, the air resistance of parachute cloth, and the...

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