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What is "Needled" - Definition & Explanation

A type of nonwoven in which the fibers are entangled and mechanically bonded by needle punching.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The term comes from the Spanish word toca. A toque is a type of hat with a narrow brim or no brim at all. They were popular during the 13th-16th century in Europe, especially in France. One toque...
A design dominated by circular spots, which may be of any size, printed or woven into the fabric. Small dots are often called pin dots; medium to large dots may be referred to as aspirin dots, coin...
A system of weaving which, because of a pattern-making mechanism of great versatility, permits the production of very ornate, complex woven designs. This type of weaving is used for tapestry, figured...
A process of opening and cleaning textile fibers-usually cotton which separates fibers from each other, lays them parallel, forms them into a thin web, and then condenses them into a single...
Neither a natural fiber nor a man-made one, it breathes like cotton but is much less sturdy. Versatile rayon is inexpensive and can be woven to feel like linen or wool. It is soft and drapeable but...

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